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Photo Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Visit NOT THAT JEWISH Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Visit NOT THAT JEWISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Recent VIP audience members at NOT THAT JEWISH, the new hit comedy written by and starring Monica Piper at New World Stages, have included Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, comedienne Carol Leifer, TV journalist Geraldo Rivera and lawyer Alan Dershowitz with their families. Scroll down for photos of them backstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Monica Piper in NOT THAT JEWISH, Extended Through Spring Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Monica Piper in NOT THAT JEWISH, Extended Through Spring Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

NOT THAT JEWISH, the new hit off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Monica Piper, isn't saying goodbye so quickly and has just announced a new block of tickets on sale through April 30, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Piper onstage in the now-extended show below! (more...)

Broadway's COME FROM AWAY Presents Benefit Concert Performances in Gander, Newfoundland TomorrowBroadway's COME FROM AWAY Presents Benefit Concert Performances in Gander, Newfoundland Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The new musical COME FROM AWAY will honor the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador and the "come from aways" whose lives inspired the new musical COME FROM AWAY with two special benefit concert performances at Gander's hockey arena. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ana Gasteyer Makes Cafe Carlyle DebutPhoto Coverage: Ana Gasteyer Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 26, 2016

Actress/singer Ana Gasteyer made her Cafe Carlyle debut last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Her engagement runs through November 5th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates Opening Night
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 25, 2016

NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends), just opened and will play through January 2017 at New World Stages (340 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/22/2016
by - Oct 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/22/2016. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Opens This Weekend Off-BroadwayMonica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Opens This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

A friendly reminder! The opening night of the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH is this Sunday, October 23, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Monica Piper Chats Bringing NOT THAT JEWISH to NYC, Turning Her Stories into a Play and MoreBWW Interview: Monica Piper Chats Bringing NOT THAT JEWISH to NYC, Turning Her Stories into a Play and More
by Nora Dominick - Oct 20, 2016

Just ahead of her first preview off-Broadway, BroadwayWorld sat down to chat with the multi-talented comedian and writer Monica Piper to discuss her one-woman show NOT THAT JEWISH. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Begins Tonight at New World StagesMonica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Begins Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions has announced that performances of the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH begin tonight, October 6, 2016. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway TonightMonica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/1/2016
by - Oct 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/1/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Switt, Gardner, McDaniel & more at Sally Mayes & Jeff Harnar in DOUBLE TAKEPhoto Flash: Switt, Gardner, McDaniel & more at Sally Mayes & Jeff Harnar in DOUBLE TAKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

 Tony nominee SALLY MAYES ('She Loves Me') and award-winning JEFF HARNAR (Broadway World Cabaret Award) continue their run of DOUBLE TAKE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.  At Wednesday night's performance the audience included LORETTA SWITT ('Mash'), RITA GARDNER ('The Fantasticks'), JOHN McDANIEL ('The Rosie O'Donnel Show'), MICHAEL ALDEN ('Pippin'), REX REED ('Myra Breckinridge'),and more.  The September performances conclude on Wednesday September 28 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre followed by a special Cabaret Convention week matinee on Thursday October 20th at 2pm.  Music Director Alex Rybeck ('Grand Hotel') leads the trio featuring Bob Renino (bass) and Dan Gross (drums).  'A  swell evening of prime, solidly-anchored entertainment.  SALLY MAYES and JEFF HARNAR have created a show full of charm, schtick and creativity, not to mention a fresh song list and well-honed singing chops.  Their distinctive, individual voices work quite well as one.  In addition the show has been cannily crafted to make the most of what each can bring to the act.'  Marilyn Lester THEATRE PIZZAZZ (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This DecemberCOME FROM AWAY Opens at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

Breaking News: COME FROM AWAY Lands Its Home on Broadway!Breaking News: COME FROM AWAY Lands Its Home on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the new musical COME FROM AWAY will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017, following productions at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre (Friday, September 2 - Sunday, October 16, 2016) and Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Sunday, January 8, 2017), and two special benefit concert performances in Gander, Newfoundland (Saturday, October 29, 2016). (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Off-BroadwayTickets on Sale Today for Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions has announced that tickets are on sale today for the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway This FallMonica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host TRU Panel, 6/14Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host TRU Panel, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the June panel about career fludity, Finding a Happy Medium: Theater, Film, TV, New Media, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/happy-medium/. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Becker Celebrates Release of New Single 'Slow Burn' at The Vanity in NYCPhoto Flash: Leslie Becker Celebrates Release of New Single 'Slow Burn' at The Vanity in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Dozens of Broadway and music celebs joined Leslie Becker last Thursday at The Vanity in NYC for the celebration of her debut single release SLOW BURN. Guests were treated to a live performance by Leslie which included 'Slow Burn' and the first performance of her new single 'Confidential,' featuring dancers Timothy Wilson and Anthony Alfaro. (Choreographed by Yoav Levin). (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP, 2/6Theater Resources Unlimited to Host TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their annual and extremely popular Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask' workshop, on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 11th floor, NYC. (more...)

Tony Nominee Bryce Pinkham, Kelli Barrett, Lesli Margherita, and More Join TRU Love BenefitTony Nominee Bryce Pinkham, Kelli Barrett, Lesli Margherita, and More Join TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will celebrate its 24th year as a not-for-profit service organization with its annual gala, the TRU Love Benefit. This year's theme is Making Our Gardens Grow, and a stellar lineup of Broadway stars has joined the cast: Bryce Pinkham (The Heidi Chronicles, Tony nominee for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Tony Award Winner and Grammy Nominee Milly Shapiro (Matilda), and more. (more...)

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