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Brandon Ivie to Direct UW Musical Theater Program's THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEBrandon Ivie to Direct UW Musical Theater Program's THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

University of Washington alum Brandon Ivie will direct the second annual production of the newly established Musical Theater Program at the University of Washington. The production, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, will unite working professionals like Ivie and musical director Jordyn Meeker with undergraduates enrolled in the program. (more...)

BC/EFA Receives $1.65 Million in Total This Year from Fred Ebb FoundationBC/EFA Receives $1.65 Million in Total This Year from Fred Ebb Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) has announced that its 2015 donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will total $1.65 million dollars, bringing the foundation's total contribution to BC/EFA to $11.65 million since it began eleven years ago. The foundation, which is funded by royalties from the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb's vast catalogue of work, makes an annual donation to BC/EFA. (more...)

Stacey Luftig & Phillip Palmer Receive 2015 Fred Ebb Awards TonightStacey Luftig & Phillip Palmer Receive 2015 Fred Ebb Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company presents the eleventh annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Karen Ziemba tonight, November 30th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

Stacey Luftig & Phillip Palmer Named Winners of 2015 Fred Ebb AwardStacey Luftig & Phillip Palmer Named Winners of 2015 Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the eleventh annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer.  The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Karen Ziemba on Monday, November 30th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Emily Skeggs, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kate Shindle & More Perform at SING AND TELLBWW TV: Emily Skeggs, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kate Shindle & More Perform at SING AND TELL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2015

Last night, Thursday October 1, Samuel French, the world's largest publisher and licensor of stage plays and musicals, in collaboration with HowlRound, presented Sing and Tell: A Benefit Concert for the Dramatists Guild Fund at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Samuel French's 'SING AND TELL' with Jay Armstrong Johnson, Emily Skeggs & MorePhoto Flash: Inside Samuel French's 'SING AND TELL' with Jay Armstrong Johnson, Emily Skeggs & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Last night, Thursday October 1, Samuel French, the world's largest publisher and licensor of stage plays and musicals, in collaboration with HowlRound,  presented  Sing and Tell: A Benefit Concert for the Dramatists Guild Fund at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Phillipa Soo, Jason Danieley and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This MonthKerry Butler, Phillipa Soo, Jason Danieley and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

This October, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For (more...)

Jason Danieley, Ryann Redmond & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekJason Danieley, Ryann Redmond & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Jill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Series TonightJill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

Prospect Theater Company kicks off its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), with a concert of works by Fred Ebb Award Winners Jeff Blumenkrantz, Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich, Michael Kooman & Christopher Dimond, Peter Mills, and Sam Wilmott, tonight, September 12 at 8pm. (more...)

Charles Strouse, Amanda Green, Emily Skeggs, Joe Iconis and More Slated for Samuel French #MUSICALSWEEKCharles Strouse, Amanda Green, Emily Skeggs, Joe Iconis and More Slated for Samuel French #MUSICALSWEEK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Samuel French, the world's largest publisher and licensor of stage plays and musicals, has slated '#MusicalsWeek: Protecting, Developing & Celebrating Musical Theatre' for Monday, September 28 through Thursday, October 1, 2015. (more...)

Canadian Music Theatre Project to Stage Four New MusicalsCanadian Music Theatre Project to Stage Four New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Sheridan College's Canadian Music Theatre Project (the 'CMTP') has enjoyed tremendous success, launching new musicals that are being produced and further developed by leading theatres around the world. (more...)

Jill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Series This MonthJill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Series This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Prospect Theater Company kicks off its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), with a concert of works by Fred Ebb Award Winners Jeff Blumenkrantz, Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich, Michael Kooman & Christopher Dimond, Peter Mills, and Sam Wilmott, on September 12 at 8pm. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company to Host IGNITE 2015-16 Concert Series at The Times CenterProspect Theater Company to Host IGNITE 2015-16 Concert Series at The Times Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Prospect Theater Company will present its IGNITE Series, a year-long line-up of concert events at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), featuring today's new voices shaping the future of musical theater, from September through June.  (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 27th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 27th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - May 28, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Once' and 'On Your Feet!' arrive, Kooman and Dimond try one out, 'Loving Repeating' returns, 'The Fantasticks' grows its orchestra, local 'Spider Woman' and 'Idiot' productions, two new works about the deaths of pop musicians, and the real-life death of PJ Paparelli. (more...)

American Music Theatre Project to Workshop New Musical THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF PERCIVAL VON SCHMOOTZAmerican Music Theatre Project to Workshop New Musical THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF PERCIVAL VON SCHMOOTZ
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University will workshop and present a staged reading of the new musical "The Enlightenment of Percival von Schmootz" written by the Fred Ebb Award, Jonathan Larson Grant and Lorenz Hart Award-winning team Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond.  (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2015-16 Grant RecipientsNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2015-16 Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announces nine awards granted from their National Fund for New Musicals, a major funding program to support NAMT member not-for-profit theatres in their collaborations with writers to create, develop and produce new musicals. Now in its seventh year, the Fund will provide grants totaling $46,000 to ten organizations across the country. (more...)

The REP Sets 2015-16 Season: Ashley Brown, FANCY NANCY & MoreThe REP Sets 2015-16 Season: Ashley Brown, FANCY NANCY & More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP), in partnership with UCF, is proud to announce its 2015 - 2016 Season! The REP is Orlando's premiere professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Shrek The Musical and A Christmas Story The Musical and completed a run for 13,000+ 8th grade students of The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Patti LuPone, BROADWAY LOVES SAM SMITH & More Set for 54 Below This WeekPatti LuPone, BROADWAY LOVES SAM SMITH & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 29, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's 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: NAMT Songwriter Spotlight Featuring Adam Gwon, Greg Hildreth, Kate Wetherhead, & More; 54 Sings Chess; Patti LuPone: The Lady with the Torch; After Midnight Reunion Concert; and Broadway Loves Sam Smith Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Ben Platt, and More. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne Awarded 2015 Jonathan Larson GrantsPhoto Coverage: Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne Awarded 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 24, 2015

The American Theatre Wing just recognized the recipients of the 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants: writing team Tim Rosser (composer) & Charlie Sohne (composer) receiving $10,000,Sam Willmott (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000 and a week-long residency at the Running Deer Musical Theatre Lab, and Max Vernon (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000. This year's recipients were selected by an expert panel consisting of Amanda Green (Hands on a Hardbody), Steven Lutvak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), and Ted Chapin (President and Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein). The prestigious grants totaling $30,000 were presented last night, March 23, 2015 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

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