Robert Nederlander, Jr. News

Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment to Launch New Theatre in Xi'an China
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Representatives from Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment (NWE) and Shaanxi Qinhuang Grand Theatre Performing Arts Co., Ltd came together this afternoon at The Minskoff Theatre on Broadway, to announce a new world-class, state-of-the-art theatre and a new spectacular entertainment, located in Xi'an China adjacent to the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses exhibition, one of the world's most popular travel destinations. (more...)

Robert Nederlander Jr. & Richard Eisenberg Join Usdan Center's Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

Robert Nederlander, Jr., a third generation member of the Nederlander theater dynasty, and Richard Eisenberg, a prominent Long Island attorney and arts philanthropist, have joined the Board of Trustees of Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned Long Island not-for-profit summer arts day camp. Usdan Center (www.usdan.com), now in its 46th season, has introduced the arts to more than 60,000 children ages 6 to 18, and counts among its alumni Natalie Portman, Jane Monheit, Mariah Carey, Olivia Thirlby, Seth Rudetsky, Jackie Hoffman, Lisa Gay Hamiltonand members of major music and dance ensembles. (more...)

Executive Director Ray Cullom Joins Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment at New Istanbul Performing Arts Complex
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Robert Nederlander, Jr, President and CEO of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, announced today the appointment of Ray Cullom to the position of Executive Director of the ZORLU CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, a major new multi-venue performing arts complex set to open fall 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (more...)

Darren Ritchie, Justin Matthew Sargent and More Set for BROADWAY ROX, 10/27 & 28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

Nederlander Worldwide Productions, under the direction of Robert Nederlander, Jr., has announced a new theatrical event: BROADWAY ROX. BROADWAY ROX is a live concert celebrating the rock and pop hits of Broadway, featuring American Idol star Shannon Magrane. (more...)

BROADWAY AMBASSADORS To Be Presented at Havana Theatre Fest In Cuba
by BWW News Desk - Nov 03, 2011

Robert Nederlander Jr., Stanley Browne and Nederlander Worldwide Events proudly announce the presentation of BROADWAY AMBASSADORS at the 14th Annual Havana Theatre Festival in Havana, Cuba. (more...)

BROADWAY AMBASSADORS To Be Presented at Havana Theatre Fest In Cuba
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2011

Robert Nederlander Jr., Stanley Browne and Nederlander Worldwide Events proudly announce the presentation of BROADWAY AMBASSADORS at the 14th Annual Havana Theatre Festival in Havana, Cuba. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Rob Evan, et al. to Star in BROADWAY AMBASSADORS Concert, 11/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2011

Robert Nederlander Jr., Stanley Browne and Nederlander Worldwide Events have just announced the presentation of BROADWAY AMBASSADORS at the 14th Annual Havana Theatre Festival in Havana, Cuba. Directed by Rob Evan (Jekyll & Hyde, Les Misérables, Tarzan), BROADWAY AMBASSADORS is a full-length concert showcasing the many musical styles that make up the Broadway Songbook. BROADWAY AMBASSADORS features performances from Luba Mason (Chicago, How to Succeed . . . The Will Rogers Follies) Capathia Jenkins (Caroline or Change, The Look of Love), Norm Lewis (Porgy & Bess, The Little Mermaid, Side Show) and Mr. Evan. Jeremy Roberts is the musical director. Performances will take place at the historic Grand Theatre of Havana - also known as the Garcia Lorca Theatre - on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2011. In addition, the artists from the production will conduct several workshops and master classes for students of ISA, the State run performing arts institute. (more...)

Nederlander Launches Cultural Trade & Industry Exchange With China’s Minstry of Culture 9/19-9/24
by Erica Anker - Sep 30, 2010

As the leaders of the world convened at The United Nations, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment hosts another international event in New York. A new training program has been established between Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and China's Ministry of Culture under the title of 'Cultural Trade & Industry Exchange Program'; the first session was launched September 19th - 24th, 2010. This delegation comes from China's central and local cultural bureaus representing ten Chinese Provinces/Municipalities including Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Shenzhen, Sichuan, Hunan and Chongqing. This series of bilateral culture educational programs is designed to introduce China's theatre professionals, policy makers and educational experts to the business process of the Broadway industry. The six day, intensive series of seminars and theatre tours featured a delegation from Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, and a team of Broadway industry experts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: VIAGARA FALLS Opens Off-Broadway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 23, 2010

Viagara Falls, a new comedy by Lou Cutell and Joao Machado, opened this week at the Little Shubert Theatre. Presented by Stanley Browne, John Finocchio and SJ Productions, Inc., Viagara Falls features a trio of TV, stage and film veterans: Bernie Kopell ('The Love Boat'), Lou Cutell (original Broadway production of Little Me) and Teresa Ganzel ('The Tonight Show,' 'Teachers Only'). Viagara Falls is directed by Don Crichton ('The Carol Burnett Show'). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the opening and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

American Theatre Wing presents Stephen Sondheim on 250th Special Edition of 'Downstage Center' Now Online
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2010

The American Theatre Wing has announced that legendary composerand lyricist Stephen Sondheim, currently represented on Broadway by A Little Night Musicand soon to be featured in the title role(s) of Roundabout Theatre Company's Sondheim onSondheim, is the guest for the 250 th interview on the popular audio program, 'DownstageCenter. (more...)

BWW TV: Nederlander Brings Excitement to the Stages of China
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 12, 2009

Robert Nederlander, Jr., a third generation member of the Nederlander family, is the President of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment (NWE) and co-founder of Beijing Oriental Broadway International Theatre Management Company, Ltd. (Nederlander New Century). (more...)

Photo Coverage: SOUL OF SHAOLIN Opens on Broadway
by Peter James Zielinski - Jan 16, 2009

Nederlander Worldwide Productions and The Eastern Shanghai Cultural Film and Television Group have partnered to present the China on Broadway production of 'Soul of Shaolin,' a new Chinese martial arts spectacle. The production began previews on Tuesday, January 13 and opened on Thursday, January 15 at Broadway's Marquis Theatre. BroadwayWorld's cameras captured the high flying opening night celebration. 'Soul of Shaolin' will play a limited engagement of 24 performances in celebration of the Lunar New Year* - the year of the Ox. Direct from appearances in Sydney, Australia; Macau, People's Republic of China; and at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, comes a theatrical event that is unparalleled on Broadway. 'Soul of Shaolin' tells the story of a boy named Hui Guang who is separated from his mother by war. Hui Guang is found and taken in by the legendary monks of the Shaolin temple and raised among them. As he becomes a man, Hui Gang becomes an accomplished master of Shaolin Kung Fu and embarks on a spectacular journey of self-discovery. 'Soul of Shaolin' marks the first time a production from the People's Republic of China has appeared on Broadway. (more...)

SOUL OF SHAOLIN Opens at Broadway's Marquis 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2009

Nederlander Worldwide Productions and The Eastern Shanghai Cultural Film and Television Group will partner to present the China on Broadway production of 'Soul of Shaolin,' a new Chinese martial arts spectacle, which will begin previews on Tuesday, January 13 and open Thursday, January 15 at Broadway's Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). (more...)

Crunch Presents Broadway Inspired 'SOUL OF SHAOLIN' Class
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2009

'Soul of Shaolin,' the new Chinese martial arts spectacular, and Crunch have partnered to present an exclusive fitness class based on the Broadway show. The class will offer Crunch members the chance to learn Shaolin Kung Fu techniques that are used in the upcoming production. The class will be offered at the gym's 38th Street location (144 West 38th Street) starting tomorrow, January 9 at 5:30 PM. Classes will be offered every Friday through January 23. (more...)

Crunch Presents Broadway Inspired 'SOUL OF SHAOLIN' Class
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2009

'Soul of Shaolin,' the new Chinese martial arts spectacular, and Crunch have partnered to present an exclusive fitness class based on the Broadway show. The class will offer Crunch members the chance to learn Shaolin Kung Fu techniques that are used in the upcoming production. The class will be offered at the gym's 38th Street location (144 West 38th Street) starting tomorrow, January 9 at 5:30 PM. Classes will be offered every Friday through January 23. (more...)

SOUL OF SHAOLIN Plays Pre-Broadway Performances at Shanghai Drama Institute 12/8-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2008

SOUL OF SHAOLIN, the martial arts spectacular that will be arriving on Broadway in January, will have a pre-Broadway engagement Monday, December 8 and Tuesday, December 9 at the prestigious Shanghai Drama Institute. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SOUL OF SHAOLIN Press Preview
by Peter James Zielinski - Nov 13, 2008

'Soul of Shaolin,' the upcoming Chinese martial arts spectacular will begin performances at Broadway's Marquis Theatre Tuesday, January 13. The talented performers met the press to gvie a small preview of the wonders that await Broadway audiences when the show opens. (more...)

SOUL OF SHAOLIN to Open at Broadway's Marquis Theatre 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2008

Nederlander Worldwide Productions and The Eastern Shanghai Cultural Film and Television Group will partner to present the China on Broadway production of 'Soul of Shaolin,' a new Chinese martial arts spectacle, which will begin previews on Tuesday, January 13 and open Thursday, January 15 at Broadway's Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). (more...)