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New Musicals Inc. Announces 2017 New Voices Project Writing TeamsNew Musicals Inc. Announces 2017 New Voices Project Writing Teams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

New Musicals Inc. has announced that nine writing teams (with a total of 17 writers and composers) have been selected to participate in the 2017 New Voices Project, a musical theatre development program hosted by New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles (with support from Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment), now in its fifth year. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film GalaPhoto Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 5, 2016

New York Stage and Film just held its annual Winter Gala honoring two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Tight Knit Family of FALSETTOS Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: The Tight Knit Family of FALSETTOS Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 28, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater's new production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos opened just last night at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48 Street), where it runs for 14 weeks only . BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Unites to Support Hillary Clinton in STRONGER TOGETHER!Photo Flash: Broadway Unites to Support Hillary Clinton in STRONGER TOGETHER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Last night, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood took the stage to support Hillary Clinton in STRONGER TOGETHER, a special evening at the theater to benefit the Hillary Victory Fund. The star-studded show featured never-before-seen duets and appearances from Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris, Helen Mirren and many more. In addition, Former President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton were on hand to speak to the crowd. (more...)

LIVESTREAM TONIGHT: Lin-Manuel Miranda and More to Support Hillary in STRONGER TOGETHER; See the Full Set List!LIVESTREAM TONIGHT: Lin-Manuel Miranda and More to Support Hillary in STRONGER TOGETHER; See the Full Set List!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Tonight, the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood will take the stage for a Hillary Clinton fundraiser called STRONGER TOGETHER. The special evening at the theater - which will feature Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris, Helen Mirren and many more - will include never-before-seen duets and collaborations to raise money for the Hillary Victory Fund.  (Additional details below.) (more...)

Bette Midler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sara Bareilles & More Sign on for STRONGER TOGETHER for Hillary Clinton; Duets Revealed!Bette Midler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sara Bareilles & More Sign on for STRONGER TOGETHER for Hillary Clinton; Duets Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

As previously announced, 'Stronger Together,' a special evening to benefit the Hillary Victory Fund, will bring together the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood, featuring live performances and special guest Chelsea Clinton. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, Bernadette Peters, Cynthia Erivo and More Set for STRONGER TOGETHER to Support Hillary ClintonLin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, Bernadette Peters, Cynthia Erivo and More Set for STRONGER TOGETHER to Support Hillary Clinton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

'Stronger Together,' a special evening to benefit the Hillary Victory Fund, will bring together the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood, featuring live performances and special guest Chelsea Clinton. The night will feature never before seen duets and collaborations, all to support Hillary, on Monday, October 17 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036). Billy Crystal will host. (more...)

Billy Porter, Deborah Cox & More Set for 2016 TREVORLIVE NEW YORKBilly Porter, Deborah Cox & More Set for 2016 TREVORLIVE NEW YORK
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The Trevor Project today announced that Twitter and LGBTQ youth advocate Cole Ray Davis will be honored at TrevorLIVE New York on June 13 (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/4/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING on TODAY and More!Broadway AM Report, 5/4/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING on TODAY and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 4, 2016

Today's big news: Scott Coulter and Jessica Hendy headline THE QUENTIN TARANTINO SONGBOOK, the cast of TUCK EVERLASTING is performing on TODAY, and we're meeting with this year's Tony nominees, so stay tuned for coverage! (more...)

The Trevor Project Will Honor Jordan Roth & Richie Jackson at New York Benefit; Judith Light, Harvey Fierstein to AppearThe Trevor Project Will Honor Jordan Roth & Richie Jackson at New York Benefit; Judith Light, Harvey Fierstein to Appear
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Broadway stars will join New York's LGBTQ community and allies at The Marriott Marquis to celebrate "TrevorLIVE New York," an inspiring and irreverent evening of comedy and music benefitting The Trevor Project, with first-time Special Guest Director, Tony Award-nominee Leigh Silverman (Violet, Well) and Special Guest Writer Tim Federle (Tuck Everlasting, Better Nate Than Ever). The (more...)

Harvey Fierstein, Andrew Rannells & More Set for Trevor LIVE New YorkHarvey Fierstein, Andrew Rannells & More Set for Trevor LIVE New York
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2016

Broadway stars will join New York's LGBTQ community and allies at The Marriott Marquis to celebrate "TrevorLIVE New York," an inspiring and irreverent evening of comedy and music benefitting The Trevor Project (more...)

Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs, Ashley Brown & More Honor Disney Theatrical & Thomas Schumacher at TDF Gala!Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs, Ashley Brown & More Honor Disney Theatrical & Thomas Schumacher at TDF Gala!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, honored Disney Theatrical Productions and Thomas Schumacher, its president and producer, last night at TDF's Gala on Monday, March 14 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM!
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. The production opened just last night, March 13, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement through May 29, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Lapine Honored at the SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards Cocktail ReceptionPhoto Coverage: James Lapine Honored at the SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards Cocktail Reception
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2015

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 "Mr. Abbott" Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career on Monday October 19th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing Honors Stage and Screen Legend James Earl JonesPhoto Coverage: American Theatre Wing Honors Stage and Screen Legend James Earl Jones
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2015

Just last night, the American Theatre Wing hosted its annual Gala at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), honoring legendary actor James Earl Jones. Mr. Jones is a two-time Tony Award winner, two-time Obie Award winner and alumnus of the American Theatre Wing Professional School. CeCe Black, Anki Leeds, and Marva Smalls will serve as Gala Chairs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Jul 28, 2015

Following a sold-out run at Dixon Place, the limited 12- week engagement of the critically-acclaimed new play The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey officially opened last night, July 27, 2015, at theWestside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, the much talked-about new play written and performed by James Lecesne, will have scenic design by Jo Winiarski, lighting design by Matt Richards, sound design by Christian Frederickson, projection design by Aaron Rhyne, original animation & photography by Matthew Sandager, and costumes by Paul Marlow. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

LIONSGATE' ROARS WITH 24 EMMY' NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ACCLAIMED SERIES ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, MAD MEN, NURSE JACKIE, MANHATTAN AND HOUDINILIONSGATE' ROARS WITH 24 EMMY' NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ACCLAIMED SERIES ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, MAD MEN, NURSE JACKIE, MANHATTAN AND HOUDINI
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

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Photo Coverage: Celebs Arrive at 2015 Lincoln Center Festival Launch!Photo Coverage: Celebs Arrive at 2015 Lincoln Center Festival Launch!
by Walter McBride - Jul 8, 2015

The 20th edition of the Lincoln Center Festival, which runs through August 2, 2015 will unfold in six venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. There will be a total of 58 performances by artists and ensembles from Germany, China, England, Ireland, Russia, USA, and Japan. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Black Carpet for Lincoln Center Festival's MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTONPhoto Coverage: On the Black Carpet for Lincoln Center Festival's MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON
by Walter McBride - Jul 7, 2015

The 20th edition of the Lincoln Center Festival, which runs through August 2, 2015 will unfold in six venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. There will be a total of 58 performances by artists and ensembles from Germany, China, England, Ireland, Russia, USA, and Japan. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2015 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 2Photo Coverage: 2015 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 2
by Walter McBride - Jun 7, 2015

The 2015 Tony Awards are airing on CBS tonight, June 7 at 8pm, co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! The red carpet is streaming live right now, and BroadwayWorld has more photos of the stylish arrivals. Scroll down for our second batch of photos and click here for the first album! (more...)

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