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BWW Review:  In Anne Kauffman's Incisive Encores! Production, ASSASSINS Seems More Relevant Than EverBWW Review: In Anne Kauffman's Incisive Encores! Production, ASSASSINS Seems More Relevant Than Ever
by Michael Dale - Jul 15, 2017

A folk-singing black man with an optimistic view of America looks back at our nation's history of angry white people finding no better way to cope with their grievances than by firing a gun at the president. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's ASSASSINSReview Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's ASSASSINS
by Review Roundups - Jul 13, 2017

Encores! Off-Center kicks off the 2017 season with Assassins! The trigger-happy squad assembled for Assassins, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's carnival ride through the history of political violence, will star Steven Boyer(John Hinckley Jr.), Alex Brightman(Giuseppe Zangara), Victoria Clark(Sara Jane Moore), John Ellison Conlee (Charles Guiteau), Clifton Duncan (The Balladeer), Shuler Hensley (Leon Czolgosz), Ethan Lipton(The Proprietor), Erin Markey (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), Steven Pasquale (John Wilkes Booth), Cory Michael Smith (Lee Harvey Oswald), and Danny Wolohan(Samuel Byck). Assassins will be directed by Anne Kauffman, with music direction by Chris Fenwick and choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

TEN-FOOT RAT Cabaret to Play UNDER St. Marks on 8/2TEN-FOOT RAT Cabaret to Play UNDER St. Marks on 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

THE LAST WALTZ? Nay! But it is the last Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret of the summer, on Wednesday, August 2 at 9:30pm. Closing out its 4th year, The Rat features an inspired, curated monthly roster of smart comedy, thrilling music, clever storytelling, sexy burlesque, and theatrical vaudeville spectacle. That's why it's been called the show that 'forever and irrevocably altered the soul of variety in Old Gotham.' You'll see an amazing lineup of new talent and the best of our returning nightlife superstars.  (more...)

Photo Flash: ASSASSINS Tries Out Another National Anthem to Launch Encores! Off-Center SeasonPhoto Flash: ASSASSINS Tries Out Another National Anthem to Launch Encores! Off-Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Encores! Off-Center kicks off the 2017 season with Assassins! The trigger-happy squad assembled for Assassins, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's carnival ride through the history of political violence, will star Steven Boyer(John Hinckley Jr.), Alex Brightman(Giuseppe Zangara), Victoria Clark (Sara Jane Moore), John Ellison Conlee (Charles Guiteau), Clifton Duncan (The Balladeer), Shuler Hensley (Leon Czolgosz), Ethan Lipton(The Proprietor), Erin Markey (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), Steven Pasquale (John Wilkes Booth), Cory Michael Smith (Lee Harvey Oswald), and Danny Wolohan(Samuel Byck). Assassins will be directed by Anne Kauffman, with music direction by Chris Fenwick and choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

BWW TV: ASSASSINS Takes Aim at Encores! Watch Highlights!BWW TV: ASSASSINS Takes Aim at Encores! Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2017

Encores! Off-Center kicks off the 2017 season with Assassins! The trigger-happy squad assembled for Assassins, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's carnival ride through the history of political violence, will star Steven Boyer (John Hinckley Jr.), Alex Brightman(Giuseppe Zangara), Victoria Clark (Sara Jane Moore), John Ellison Conlee (Charles Guiteau), Clifton Duncan (The Balladeer), Shuler Hensley (Leon Czolgosz), Ethan Lipton(The Proprietor), Erin Markey (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), Steven Pasquale (John Wilkes Booth), Cory Michael Smith (Lee Harvey Oswald), and Danny Wolohan(Samuel Byck). Assassins will be directed by Anne Kauffman, with music direction by Chris Fenwick and choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

Justin Bieber Among Final Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 Nominees; Full ListJustin Bieber Among Final Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 Nominees; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017TM, the summer's hottest LIVE show, has announced the second and final wave of nominees. Selena Gomez leads Wave Two nominations with eight nominations across music and social media categories, while Justin Bieber follows with seven. (more...)

Understudies from HELLO, DOLLY!, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ANASTASIA, HAMILTON and More Slated for July AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Understudies from HELLO, DOLLY!, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ANASTASIA, HAMILTON and More Slated for July AT THIS PERFORMANCE...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to be held on Monday, July 10th at the series' new home, The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW TV: They've Got the Right! Watch Highlights from Encores! ASSASSINS in RehearsalBWW TV: They've Got the Right! Watch Highlights from Encores! ASSASSINS in Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2017

Encores! Off-Center kicks off the 2017 season with Assassins! The trigger-happy squad assembled for Assassins, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's carnival ride through the history of political violence, will star Steven Boyer (John Hinckley Jr.), Alex Brightman (Giuseppe Zangara), Victoria Clark (Sara Jane Moore), John Ellison Conlee (Charles Guiteau), Clifton Duncan (The Balladeer), Shuler Hensley (Leon Czolgosz), Ethan Lipton (The Proprietor), Erin Markey (Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme), Steven Pasquale (John Wilkes Booth), Cory Michael Smith (Lee Harvey Oswald), and Danny Wolohan(Samuel Byck). Assassins will be directed by Anne Kauffman, with music direction by Chris Fenwick and choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

BWW Opera Preview, Part II: Hot Time, Summer Outside the CityBWW Opera Preview, Part II: Hot Time, Summer Outside the City
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 30, 2017

Who needs an excuse to leave NYC in the blistering days of summer? It's especially true if you head north to some of the bucolic opera and vocal venues within driving distance. (more...)

Victoria Clark Will Replace Julie White in Encores! Off-Center's ASSASSINSVictoria Clark Will Replace Julie White in Encores! Off-Center's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Tony winner Victoria Clark will play Sara Jane Moore in Encores! Off-Center's Assassins. She replaces the previously announced Julie White.  (more...)

BWW Review: MAD Theatre of Tampa Presents Stephen Sondheim's Iconic COMPANY at the ShimbergBWW Review: MAD Theatre of Tampa Presents Stephen Sondheim's Iconic COMPANY at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2017

Ricky Marenda as Bobby leads a strong cast in a show that, nearly fifty years after it first opened, still resonates. (more...)

Steven Boyer, Alex Brightman, Steven Pasquale, Nikki M. James, Taylor Caldwell and More to Star in Encores! Off-Center's New SeasonSteven Boyer, Alex Brightman, Steven Pasquale, Nikki M. James, Taylor Caldwell and More to Star in Encores! Off-Center's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Destiny Awaits on Tonight's Season Finale of GOTHAM on FOXVIDEO: First Look - Destiny Awaits on Tonight's Season Finale of GOTHAM on FOX
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Destiny awaits on the special two-hour season finale of GOTHAM tonight at 8.7c on FOX. Below, watch the finale teaser featuring never-before-seen finale footage and cast reactions! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM - Season Finale on FOX - Monday, June 5, 2017Scoop: GOTHAM - Season Finale on FOX - Monday, June 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 5, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM - Season Finale, airing on FOX on Monday, June 5, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Fiona Campbell of DUEL! at the Orlando Fringe FestivalBWW Interview: Fiona Campbell of DUEL! at the Orlando Fringe Festival
by Clarissa Moon - May 22, 2017

DUEL! centers around the infamous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, and how two storytellers end up getting the story very, very wrong. I talked with director/producer Fiona Campbell about the inspiration for the show's creation, the stylized hair and makeup, if storytellers change history, and more! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 22, 2017Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 22, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, May 22, 2017! (more...)

Exclusive: Alan Cumming, Lesli Margherita, and More Lead ME AND THE GIRLS Reading at RoundaboutExclusive: Alan Cumming, Lesli Margherita, and More Lead ME AND THE GIRLS Reading at Roundabout
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned that Roundabout produced a reading of ME AND THE GIRLS with music and lyrics by Noel Coward, book and direction by Douglas Carter Beane, from a short story by Noel Coward last week at Pearl Studios. The reading included Alan Cumming as George Banks, Cory Michael Smith as Ron, Lesli Margherita as Mavis. (more...)

ESPN's SPORTS CENTER to Increase Digital Emphasis, Revise TV LineupESPN's SPORTS CENTER to Increase Digital Emphasis, Revise TV Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship since 1979, will launch a series of enhancements beginning next month and continuing through early 2018. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 15, 2017Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, May 15, 2017! (more...)

FOX Orders Fourth Seasons of GOTHAM, THE LAST MAN ON EARTHFOX Orders Fourth Seasons of GOTHAM, THE LAST MAN ON EARTH
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

FOX turned to Twitter to announce it has renewed THE HALF HOUR comedy THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, starring Will Forte and the drama series GOTHAM, starring Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon. (more...)

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