Montego Glover News

Official: Norm Lewis to Star in Industry Reading of MANDELA: A NEW MUSICAL, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Norm Lewis - the Tony Award nominated leading man who will soon make history as the first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway- will play the title role in a special industry reading of Mandela: A New Musical with book, music and lyrics by Steven M. Fisher on Monday, March 31 at 3:00 PM. It will be directed by David Glenn Armstrong with Music Direction by Micah Young. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside ROCKY's Star-Studded Opening Night Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2014

ROCKY hit Broadway last night, officially opening with stars Andy Karl and Margo Seibert at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. The show features an original score by Stephen Flahertyand Lynn Ahrens and a book by Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the 1976 Oscar-winning Best Picture, Rocky.The production is directed by Alex Timbers, with choreography by Steven Hoggett, and Kelly Devine. BroadwayWorld was on the windy and frigid red carpet and you can check out photo coverage from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ROCKY's Broadway Cast and Creative Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 14, 2014

After the show's star studded, and punch-packed opening, BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the cast at the party. (more...)

Broadway Green Alliance Celebrates 5th Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) has announced the celebration of its fifth year and the launch of a new online Theatre Greening Advisor. The BGA is an industry-wide initiative focused on enhancing Broadway's environmental profile by adopting preferable practices and promoting awareness in the creation and presentation of Broadway shows. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Billy Porter & More Set for Vineyard Theatre Gala on 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Vineyard Theatre will celebrate the songs of Dory Previn - the late pop/folk singer-songwriter whose numerous hits include "Come SaturdayMorning" and the theme from "Valley of the Dolls" - at its annual Gala Fundraiser on Monday, February 24th beginning at 6:30pm at the Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47 St in Manhattan), it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Director and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director. The Vineyard Gala will not only celebrate Ms. Previn's witty, heartbreaking and provocative songs, but will feature selections from her poems, plays and memoirs, as well. (more...)

Tony Nominee Montego Glover and More to Star in FSU Alumni Concert at the Laurie Beechman, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and more are set to star in Renegade: A Florida State University Alumni Concert to be presented at The Laurie Beechman Theatre January 13th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MEMPHIS Is An Electric, Rousing Must-See
by Jeff Davis - Dec 11, 2013

Original musicals are tough to come by nowadays. For every mammoth hit like Wicked or Book of Mormon, there's a short-lived flop like First Date or Glory Days. And then there are shows like Memphis that wind up somewhere in the middle. The show picked up 4 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, and had a nearly three year run on Broadway. That's not bad, but judging by the current national tour currently playing Bass Concert Hall, Memphis deserved much better. With an exhilarating blues and rock score, breathtaking choreography, and more than a few astounding performers, Memphis is a massive crowd-pleaser. (more...)

Tony-Winning MEMPHIS Headed to West End in 2014?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

When the Tony-winning MEMPHIS closed on Broadway in 2012, producers announced that a West End production was coming soon. According to the UK Daily Mail, soon could be in 2014, at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London's West End, following a scheduled run of THE PAJAMA GAME. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Special: Over 60 of Broadway's Brightest Tell Us 'What Are You Most Thankful For?'
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2013

Broadway has a lot to be thankful for this year, with 41 productions having opened in 2013 and two more to go before the end of the season. Below, we bring you a classic Thanksgiving table tradition--Broadway style. In the special feature below, BroadwayWorld brings you entries from over 60 of Broadway's brightest stars, who have shared what they are most thankful for this year. Find out why Broadway's elite will be counting their blessings this holiday season below! Find out why Broadway's elite will be counting their blessings this holiday season below! (more...)

Daniel Breaker Brings SONGS OF A TRAVELER to Joe's Pub Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Tony nominee, two time Drama Desk nominee, Theatre World Award and Obie winner Daniel Breaker, most recently seen in Shakespeare in the Park's Love's Labour's Lost, returns to Joe's Pub tonight, November 25th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Daniel Breaker to Bring SONGS OF A TRAVELER to Joe's Pub, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Tony nominee, two time Drama Desk nominee, Theatre World Award and Obie winner Daniel Breaker, most recently seen in Shakespeare in the Park's Love's Labour's Lost, returns to Joe's Pub on November 25th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the SIX BY SONDHEIM Premiere with Jeremy Jordan, Darren Criss & More!
by Walter McBride - Nov 19, 2013

Directed by Tony Award-winner and frequent Sondheim collaborator James Lapine, SIX BY SONDHEIM is a highly personal profile of a great American artist as revealed through the creation and performance of six of his iconic songs. Told primarily in Sondheim's own words, this feature documentary weaves together dozens of interviews with the composer, rarely seen archival material spanning more than half a century (including newly discoveRed Footage of Ethel Merman performing 'Gypsy') and re-stagings of three songs produced especially for the film. Executive produced by James Lapine and Frank Rich, the exclusive HBO presentation debuts MONDAY, DEC. 9 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). BroadwayWorld was there for the New York City premiere last night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 10th Anniversary Special - Linda Lenzi's Favorite Photos
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 15, 2013

As BroadwayWorld.com continues to celebrate the site's landmark 10th anniversary, with a variety of special features, today we're turning our spotlight on the wonderful photography of Linda Lenzi. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside LA SOIREE's Opening Night Arrivals and Curtain Call
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 08, 2013

A theatrical phenomenon, a unique and gasp-inducing night of live entertainment, LA SOIREE opened last night at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street) for a limited engagement. Bringing the glamour and glitz of the velvet-draped vaudeville salons straight into the 21st century, LA SOIREE's seductive setting is complete with ringside seats, bar service and posh tables from where audiences will be treated to a heady cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Montego Glover Performs with New York Pops SING SING SWING
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 04, 2013

On November 1, The New York Pops continued its 31st season in a return to the days when big bands ruled the dance floor with Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and Dave Bennett, clarinet, guest artists, joining the orchestra in an all-swing program, featuring a tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's legendary live recording at Carnegie Hall. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for NY Pops' SING SING SING with Montego Glover
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 01, 2013

Tonight, November 1, 2013, The New York Pops continues its 31st season in a return to the days when big bands ruled the dance floor with Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and Dave Bennett, clarinet, guest artists, joining the orchestra in an all-swing program, featuring a tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's legendary live recording at Carnegie Hall. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside rehearsal below! (more...)

Sierra Boggess, Telly Leung and More to Celebrate STARRY-EYED at Barnes & Noble Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

Broadway stars Sierra Boggess and Telly Leung will celebrate the release of Starry-Eyed: 16 Stories that Steal the Spotlight with an event in Manhattan tonight, November 1st. (more...)

Montego Glover, Dave Bennett & More Set for SING SING SWING at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

Tonight, November 1, 2013, The New York Pops continues its 31st season in a return to the days when big bands ruled the dance floor with Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and Dave Bennett, clarinet, guest artists, joining the orchestra in an all-swing program, featuring a tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's legendary live recording at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Montego Glover Joins New York Pops for SING SING SWING at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Tonight, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, The New York Pops under the direction of Music Director Steven Reineke is joined by Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and clarinetist Dave Bennett for Sing Sing Swing, an all-swing music program that harkens back to the era when big bands ruled the dance floor. The program also pays tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's storied debut at Carnegie Hall with his jazz orchestra. The concert, which took place on January 16, 1938, helped to elevate the status of swing music in the US and beyond, and included some of the brightest jazz luminaries of the day, including Count Basie and members of the Duke Ellington orchestra. The recording of Goodman's performance at Carnegie Hall remains one of the best-selling jazz albums of all time. (more...)

Montego Glover, Joshua Bell, St. Louis Symphony and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Carnegie Hall has announced its November 2013 calendar. Details below! (more...)

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