Nina Simon News

Douglas Lyons, Amber Iman and More Set for Queens Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is celebrating its 25th Anniverary with a Gala on June 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368). The gala will honor Euripides Pelekanos who is the co-founder and CEO of Queens favorite burger spot, Bareburger. (more...)

Fiona Shaw Opens Second UNITED SOLO EUROPE; Festival Runs Now thru May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The world's largest solo theatre festival based in New York will present its second European showcase today, May 27 - 31, 2014 at Teatr Syrena in Warsaw, Poland. (more...)

Yiddish Premiere of SOUL DOCTOR to Run 6/8-29 at Segal Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts will present the World Yiddish premiere of Soul Doctor: Journey of a Rock Star Rabbi, the new bio-musical based on the life of the controversial father of popular Jewish music, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre presents the Yiddish version of the 2013 Broadway bio-musical written by Daniel S. Wise with lyrics by David Schechter from June 8 to June 29, 2014. Presented in Yiddish with English and French supertitles. (more...)

Dianne Reeves Coming to Harris Center, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Four-time Grammy winner and preeminent jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves recently released her first album in five years, Beautiful Life, to rave reviews. Beautiful Life, which made its debut in February of this year, is an emotionally charged volcanic journey covering the spectrum from jazz to soul. Ms. Reeves will share her passion for this album in her one-night performance at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom June 16. (more...)

Jazz and Blues Vocalist Kim Nalley Performs at Feinstein's at the Nikko Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Called 'legendary' and a 'San Francisco institution,' Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes jazz and blues vocalist, Kim Nalley, for one performance only - tonight, May 10 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Boulder Theater Presents Ms Lauryn Hill Concert Series, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Boulder Theater is proud to present Ms Lauryn Hill to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 9 for $60.00 general admission. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Mary Bridget Davies
by Walter McBride - May 07, 2014

It's Tonys season! The 2014 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 8th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. The ceremony is still weeks away, and in the meantime, BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know this year's nominees. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the Tonys Meet & Greet on April 30, 2014, and we will be bringing you special coverage leading up to the big night. Below you can check out photos of Mary Bridget Davies, nominated for Best Actress in a Musical for A Night with Janis Joplin, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Julian Fleisher, Russell Taylor and More to Headline Joe's Pub, 5/7-18
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced an exciting lineup of performances for May 7-18. From Everything's Coming Up BroadwayWorld.com - A Jules Styne Tribute, to Julian Fleisher, to Natalie Imani, there is sure to be something for everyone. Check up the full lineup below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Mary Bridget Davies on Crying 'Happy Tears' Over Her Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 03, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Mary Bridget Davies, a nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for A Night with Janis Joplin, who chats about the honor of bringing Janis back to the stage, getting to take a group picture with her fellow nominees, and more. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

Tori Scott, Erin Markey and Set for Cabaret & Burlesque Lineup at Joe's Pub, May-June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Joe's Pub has just announced their lineup of cabaret and burlesque shows for May and June 2014. Featuring Erin Markey, Amy G, and more, the acts are sure to please! (more...)

Dwight Rhoden to Receive Honorary Degree at Boston Conservatory's 2014 Commencement, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Award-winning choreographer Dwight Rhoden has been selected as the Honorary Degree Recipient at The Boston Conservatory's 2014 Commencement, scheduled for May 17, 2014. He will also deliver the 2014 keynote commencement speech. (more...)

Erin Markey, Reverend Billy, Mara Wilson, Villalobos Bros and More to Play Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances, April 30 - May 11, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Tickets for Joe Bonamassa at Fox Theater On Sale 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Internationally renowned guitar superstar Joe Bonamassa will play with the Fabulous Fox on Saturday, November 15th at 8pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 2 at 10am online at metrotix.com, by calling (more...)

Reasons Revealed For A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Abrupt Off-Broadway Bow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The New York Times has revealed part of the story behind A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's abrupt cancellation prior to its scheduled off-Broadway run at the Gramercy Theater this month. Producers broke the news to the cast at their final rehearsal on April 8, just two days before the show's reopening downtown. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Announces 2014 Sunset Concerts, Free Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Skirball Cultural Center announces the line-up for its eighteenth annual free Sunset Concerts. Circumnavigating the globe from the Americas to Africa, the 2014 season features a dynamic mix of traditions and styles. The schedule is as follows: the California debut of Noura Mint Seymali (July 24); the California debut of Conjunto Chappotin y Sus Estrellas (July 31); The Haden Triplets (August 7); Flaco Jimenez and Max Baca & Los Texmaniacs (August 14); Yiddish Tango Club (August 21); and Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys (August 28). (more...)

Jazz and Blues Vocalist Kim Nalley to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Called "legendary" and a "San Francisco institution," Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes jazz and blues vocalist, Kim Nalley, for one performance only - Saturday, May 10 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Fiona Shaw to Open Second UNITED SOLO EUROPE; Festival Runs May 27-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The world's largest solo theatre festival based in New York will present its second European showcase May 27 - 31, 2014 at Teatr Syrena in Warsaw, Poland. Recipient of the Order of the British Empire and two-time Laurence Olivier Award winner Fiona Shaw will open this year's United Solo Europe with her remarks on solo theatre. The performers participating in the European showcase come from Finland, Sweden, Poland, USA, and Italy. The program includes a show by five-time Grammy nominee LynnMarie Rink and one directed by Austin Pendleton, as well as a solo version of "Hamlet" and a magic piece about the discovery of an Alfred Hitchcock film. The full lineup can be found below. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN to Open at Gramercy Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will open at New York City's Gramercy Theatre (127 E 23rd St. / 23rd & Lexington Ave) today, April 10th, giving fans a chance to see Broadway's acclaimed theatrical rock experience in one of New York's most intimate concert venues. An exclusive presale for Citi Cardholders will begin today, March 17th at 10AM followed by Live Nation and Ticketmaster presales beginning at 10AM on Tuesday, March 18th. Tickets will be available to the general public at 10AM on Wednesday, March 19 via Ticketmaster.com and at the Gramercy Theatre box office. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Postpones Off-Broadway Run Indefinitely
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

'A Night With Janis Joplin at Gramercy Theater will postpone its opening indefinitely due to production issues. Refunds will be available for all ticket holders at point of purchase. Further information will be released when available.' (more...)

Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, Jonah Smith and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced an exciting lineup of events now through April 20, 2014. Check out the full schedule below and you're sure to find something that strikes your fancy! (more...)

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