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Theater Project Announces Young Filmmakers' Competition Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

His audience was teenaged filmmakers, all finalists in The Theater Project's first annual Young Filmmakers' Competition. Also present were the films' casts and crews, friends and families, all gathered at Cafe Mondo in Summit on June 22 for the screening and to find out who would win the Judges' Pick award.The event was also supported by the Summit Film Society. (more...)

The Skivvies, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Len Cariou & More Sing at INTO SWEENEY TODD'S WOODS at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 01, 2013

Well Hello, Little Girl... There were Giants in the Sky last night at 54 Below when host Phil Geoffrey Bond (Sondheim Unplugged) and some of Broadway and cabaret's spookiest talents (along with a ghoulish trio of Sondheimhood's creepiest musicians) collided for a night celebrating the music of these two landmark musicals. (more...)

Len Cariou, Sarah Rice & More Set for INTO SWEENEY TODD'S WOODS Halloween Special at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Attend the Tale... 54 Below, Broadway's Nightclub, is thrilled to celebrate Halloween (Tonight, October 31 at 9:30pm) with a special evening of songs from two beloved musicals: Stephen Sondheim's masterpieces, Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods. Expect a night of chills and thrills as some of Broadway and cabaret's spookiest performers descend on the midtown boite for what promises to be an All Hallows Eve to remember. (more...)

Florence Henderson, Marilyn Maye & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Len Cariou, Sarah Rice & More Set for INTO SWEENEY TODD'S WOODS Halloween Special at 54 Below, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Attend the Tale... 54 Below, Broadway's Nightclub, is thrilled to celebrate Halloween (Thursday, October 31 at 9:30pm) with a special evening of songs from two beloved musicals: Stephen Sondheim's masterpieces, Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods. Expect a night of chills and thrills as some of Broadway and cabaret's spookiest performers descend on the midtown boite for what promises to be an All Hallows Eve to remember. (more...)

Chip Zien, Sarah Rice & More Set for SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

The Bistro Award-winning series Sondheim Unplugged will return to 54 Below next weekend, tonight, July 28, with a show at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Chip Zien, Sarah Rice & More Set for SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED at 54 Below, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

SONDThe latest edition will feature special guests Chip Zien (Into the Woods' original Baker), Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd's original Johanna), and Terri White (Stella Deems, 2011 Broadway revival of Follies). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Dan Domenech Talks Becoming TARZAN
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 27, 2013

'Tarzan is the most challenging role for me...Playing Tarzan could also help me get over my fear of being too exposed onstage. In 'Broadway Bares' [a modern-day burlesque fundraiser] every year, those actors and dancers are going crazy taking their clothes off. I have so much respect for people who can do that.' - Dan Domenech (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/31/2013
by BWW - Mar 31, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/31/2013 for Connecticut (more...)

BWW TV: Next Broadway Sensation: Heat 2- Noah Zachary
by NYMF Next Broadway Sensation 2012 - Oct 01, 2012

Noah Zachary Off-Broadway: Dear Edwina (D.R.2.), Once Upon a Time in New Jersey (Prospect Theater). Regional: Amazing Grace (Goodspeed Opera House) Next To Normal (Adirondack Theater Festival) Spring Awakening (Revision Theater), Hair, Tommy, Rent, Seussical (Connecticut Repertory Theatre). BFA in acting from the University of Connecticut. Special Thanks to Matt Farnsworth, Craig Carnelia, The lovely ladies at DBA, and my family (more...)

BWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti in Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - A Day (or 2) in the Life!
by Guest Blogger: Steph Martignetti - Sep 07, 2012

Wednesday started as a grey, rainy day…which meant I got to wear my new rain boots! It's the little things in life right? I LOVE them! They are Tretorn, light weight and lined with furry material (so comfy!). (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT National Tour Kicks Off in Toronto
by BWW - Dec 28, 2011

Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway hit called 'wonderfully raucous' and 'emotionally charged' by The New York Times, will premiere in Toronto today through January 15 before continuing on to 14 other markets across the United States. (more...)

Full AMERICAN IDIOT National Tour Cast Announced!
by BWW - Oct 26, 2011

Casting has been announced for the upcoming North American tour of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway hit called 'wonderfully raucous' and 'emotionally charged' by The New York Times, which will premiere in Toronto December 28 - January 15 before continuing on to 14 other markets across the United States. (more...)

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED Continues at the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

Following seventeen sold out shows, The Laurie Beechman Theatre continues their hit series, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, for an eighteenth installment tonight at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Sondheim Unplugged is currently celebrating the second year of it's smash run, having begun this journey of celebrating Sondheim in July of 2010. (more...)

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED Continues at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Following seventeen sold out shows, The Laurie Beechman Theatre will continue their hit series, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, for an eighteenth installment, Tuesday, September 27th at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Sondheim Unplugged is currently celebrating the second year of it's smash run, having begun this journey of celebrating Sondheim in July of 2010. (more...)

BWW Interviews: ROCK OF AGES' Dan Domenech Talks Being a ‘90s Grunge Kid and Bud Frump
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 22, 2011

Similarity is attractive: Bryne's law of attraction points out that the attraction towards an individual (or a stage role) is positively related to the proportion of similar attitudes shared by two or more persons. It's no wonder smash Broadway musical ROCK OF AGES' new leading man, Dan Domenech (who shares similar attitudes toward his new stage role), has been having the time of his life since he made his Broadway debut five months ago -- playing the part of Drew, a rocker wannabe from Detroit. (more...)

Guys and Dolls Opens at the Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2011

The fascinating characters of New York City-gamblers, gangsters, showgirls and the like- will step onstage at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts when "Guys and Dolls" swaggers into town on June 16. (more...)

Guys and Dolls Opens at the Ordway 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2011

The fascinating characters of New York City-gamblers, gangsters, showgirls and the like- will step onstage at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts when "Guys and Dolls" swaggers into town on June 16. (more...)

BWW Interviews: WSS's Matthew Hydzik
by Joseph F. Panarello - Oct 06, 2010

The role of Tony in WEST SIDE STORY may be the most difficult role to cast in musical theatre. It requires a young performer who can sing a tenor role, dance Jerome Robbins' iconic choreography, and act convincingly enough to make the audience believe that love-at-first-sight is a true possibility in the real world. Not every production of the show is successful in getting someone who scores in all these departments. (more...)

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