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BWW Review:  SARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY through 3/26 at Crossroads Theatre is a GemBWW Review: SARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY through 3/26 at Crossroads Theatre is a Gem
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 17, 2017

'Sarah Sings A Love Story' is now onstage at the Crossroads Theatre through March 26th. It is a theatrical gem written by Stephanie Berry, directed by Jeffery V. Thompson, with musical direction by Nat Adderley Jr., featuring a wonderful cast, and a talented live jazz trio. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents famous duets and solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, including "Love is Here to Stay," "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, April 21-23 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Vocalist Marva Hicks and trumpeter Byron Stripling bring Armstrong and Fitzgerald's legendary partnership to life; Lee Musiker conducts. (more...)

SARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY Opens this WeekSARAH SINGS A LOVE STORY Opens this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Crossroads Theatre Company's more than two-decade run at 7 Livingston Ave. comes to an end this month with the world premiere of Stephanie Berry's Sarah Sings a Love Story, a musical play that weaves the life and music of the great Sarah Vaughan through the enduring romance of two devoted fans. T (more...)

Philly Pops to Perform ELLA, LOUIS & ALL THAT JAZZPhilly Pops to Perform ELLA, LOUIS & ALL THAT JAZZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and to mark the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald's birth, the Philly POPS will celebrate the First Lady of Song's musical legacy with her frequent collaborator Louis Armstrong in a swinging lineup of their biggest solo hits and duets. Master jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling and R&B sensation Marva Hicks join the POPS for Ella, Louis & All That Jazz March 31-April 2, 2017 at the Kimmel Center. (more...)

9 CIRCLES Premiere, John Lithgow, John Patrick Shanley and More Slated for Sheen Center in 20179 CIRCLES Premiere, John Lithgow, John Patrick Shanley and More Slated for Sheen Center in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) has announced the Spring programming of the 2016-2017 season. Featuring a varied array of thought-provoking theater, film, music, art, and discourse, The Sheen Center delves deeper into its many signature series, and for the first time will produce a mainstage theatrical production: The New York premiere of Bill Cain's acclaimed play, 9 Circles.  (more...)

Brian Dennehy, Kate Baldwin & More Will Be Featured in Sheen Center's 2016-17 SeasonBrian Dennehy, Kate Baldwin & More Will Be Featured in Sheen Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

? The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) announces the fall and winter programming of their 2016-2017 season. Featuring thought-provoking theater, film, music, poetry, art, and discourse, The Sheen Center will continue several successful series launched in their inaugural season, as well as maintain a focus on fostering new talent. Building on its first season that featured David Mamet and a re-envisioning of his play The Anarchist; Comedian Jim Gaffigan; speaker Michael Bloomberg; a panel discussion on Netflix's Daredevil with Marvel TV; red carpet screenings and an extended run of the hit play Universal Robots by Mac Rogers, the Sheen Center continues its excellence in diverse programming. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Launches New Web Series BROADWAY OUR WAYVIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Launches New Web Series BROADWAY OUR WAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Tony Award nominee and Grammy award winning Michael McElroy and the Broadway Inspirational Voices launches 'Broadway Our Way' , a video series celebrating some of Broadway's greatest tunes performed the BIV way,  August 1st on Youtube. The series will present Broadway songs performed in the Gospel style and will feature original arrangements by Michael McElroy and appearances by special guests. (more...)

Photo Coverage: They're Back! Berry Gordy Helps MOTOWN Celebrate Broadway ReturnPhoto Coverage: They're Back! Berry Gordy Helps MOTOWN Celebrate Broadway Return
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 15, 2016

Motown the Musical returned to Broadway this week at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Comedians Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and More in The 52nd Street Project's LAUGHING MATTERS BenefitPhoto Flash: Comedians Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and More in The 52nd Street Project's LAUGHING MATTERS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

On May 2nd, The 52nd Street Project held their annual benefit, LAUGHING MATTERS, Kids' Stand-up, Adults Deliver at the Edison Ballroom in New York. The raucous sold-out event hosted by comedians Lewis Black and Kathleen Madigan, was The Project's most successful to date with over 350 people in attendance, raising funds for the Project's academic and artistic mentoring programming. The Project makes a difference in the lives of Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews Will Present a Workshop of THE FAMILY PROJECTMatt Gould and Griffin Matthews Will Present a Workshop of THE FAMILY PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, the Award Winning writers of Invisible Thread (Second Stage and ART) will present a workshop of their new musical THE FAMILY PROJECT in May. The new piece was written as a commission for Los Angeles Center Theater Group. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Theatre Forward Honors Jesse Tyler Ferguson and John R. Dutt at Chairman's Awards GalaPhoto Coverage: Theatre Forward Honors Jesse Tyler Ferguson and John R. Dutt at Chairman's Awards Gala
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Apr 12, 2016

THEATRE FORWARD and Chairman JAMES S. TURLEY just led a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala last night, April 11th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at the country's leading nonprofit theatres. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

Laura Benanti & More Perform at Theatre Forward's Gala Honoring Jesse Tyler Ferguson TonightLaura Benanti & More Perform at Theatre Forward's Gala Honoring Jesse Tyler Ferguson Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

THEATRE FORWARD and Chairman JAMES S. TURLEY will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala tonight, April 11th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm. The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at the country's leading nonprofit theatres. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Martha Plimpton & More to Perform at Theatre Forward's Awards Gala, Honoring Jesse Tyler FergusonLaura Benanti, Martha Plimpton & More to Perform at Theatre Forward's Awards Gala, Honoring Jesse Tyler Ferguson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

THEATRE FORWARD and Chairman JAMES S. TURLEY will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 11th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm.  The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at the country's leading nonprofit theatres.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Maurice Hines and Original Broadway Cast Visit York's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPEPhoto Flash: Maurice Hines and Original Broadway Cast Visit York's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

The cast of The York Theatre Company Musicals in Mufti presentation of DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE welcomed the great Maurice Hines, as well as original Broadway company members Ben Harney, Maria Thomas and George Faison, to performances over the weekend. The show played its performance on March 6 at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's. Scroll down for photos of Hines and company with the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields & Hope Clarke Attend DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Andre De Shields & Hope Clarke Attend DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

The legendary Andre de Shields stopped by to visit the cast of Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, now in performance through Sunday, March 6 at The York Theatre Company.  He was joined by original Broadway cast member Hope Clarke, with guestsKecia Lewis and Natasha Yvette Williams. (more...)

Philly POPS Reveals 2016-17 Concert SeasonPhilly POPS Reveals 2016-17 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Philly POPS announced its 2016/17 concert season today along with a host of new endeavors and updates. (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTH ME, I CAN'T COPEPhoto Flash: First Look at York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTH ME, I CAN'T COPE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates musical revues, presents the season opener of the Winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti Series: Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, a musical entertainment by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll. Scroll down to see photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Begins TonightPhoto Flash: York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 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. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team below! (more...)

DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Begins Tomorrow at York Theatre CompanyDON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Begins Tomorrow at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates musical revues, presents 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...)

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