Annie Potts Withdraws from Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS; Beth Broderick Steps in
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Potts, who has stepped away from her role as 'M'Lynn' due to 'health considerations' following knee surgery, will be replaced by Beth Broderick. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Look at the Alliance's STEEL MAGNOLIAS First Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Rehearsals kicked off this week at the Alliance Theatre for its upcoming production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (more...)

Tituss Burgess & More Join Carner and Gregor's 6th Annual BARELY LEGAL SHOW-TUNE EXTRAVAGANZA at 54 Below Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), "Barely Legal" alum Danielle Wade (Winner "Over the Rainbow Canada," Dorothy in Wizard of Oz North American tour) and host Natalie Weiss (Les Miserables, Everyday Rapture, "American Idol") join the selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's 6th Annual "Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza" in performance on Thursday, August 21 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm at New York's premier cabaret venue 54 Below, 254 W 54th St. The annual "Barely Legal" program invites a select group of college student performers with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend week-long intensive workshops led by Broadway stars, casting directors, agents, actors and more, culminating in concerts at 54 Below. (more...)

Natalie Weiss to Host Carner & Gregor's 2014 BARELY LEGAL Concert at 54 Below; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The final selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's 6th Annual "Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza" were announced today. (more...)

Annie Potts, Becky Ann Baker, Mary Pat Gleason & More to Star in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (more...)

Weston Opens the Doors to Playhouse with a World Premiere Musical, 6/26-7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Combining the sexual combustibility of Kiss Me, Kate, the Faustian bargaining of Damn Yankees, and the tuneful retro score of Grease, Broadway composer Paul Gordon's latest work, Analog and Vinyl, kicks off the Weston Playhouse's 2014 Summer theatre season with a bang -- running from June 26-July 12. (more...)

Carner & Gregor to Bring BARELY LEGAL SHOW-TUNE EXTRAVAGANZA to 54 Below, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Building on the success of five years of sold out shows and an incredible list of alumni, writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor will once again host their annual "Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza" concert on August 21st at 7pm and 9:30pm at 54 Below, New York's premier cabaret venue. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
by Walter McBride - May 06, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's 35th Anniversary Gala celebration just honored Carole Rothman, Artistic Director of Second StageTheatre, for her 35 years of supporting new works and artistic development in New York City theatre. This year's rock n' roll themed gala was attended by over 250 Second Stage Alumni who have worked at Second Stage Theatre during the past 35 years, from Brooke Adams and Polly Draper who appeared in the very first season, to cast members from the currently running The Substance of Fire and the upcoming American Hero which will make its New York premiere this summer at Second Stage Uptown. Special guests participating in the evening's festivities included Lynn Nottage, Cynthia Nixon, Tony Goldwyn, and more. BroadwayWorld brings you more photos from the special evening below! CLICK HERE to check out Part 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards- Part One
by Jennifer Broski - May 05, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out tonight at NYU Skirball Center, hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. (more...)

2014 Lortel Award Winners - HERE LIES LOVE Wins Big, THE OPEN HOUSE Wins Best Play, and FUN HOME Wins Best Musical!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be handed out tonight at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live updates of the winners! Check back throughout the night to see if your favorites won! (more...)

2014 Lortel Awards Presented Tonight - HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead Noms
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

The 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

The Skivvies, Daisy Eagan, Lillias White & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Patti Murin, Kate Rockwell, Corey Mach & More Join NAMT Concert Lineup at 54 Below, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present its Songwriter Spotlight concert at 54 Below on April 28 at 9:30pm. Adam Halpin (Dogfight), Lisa Howard (South Pacific), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Mamie Parris (Wicked), Kate Rockwell (Rock of Ages), Andrew Samonsky (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and Sarah Stiles (Vanities) have joined the line-up. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Aaron Lazar & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

NAMT to Return to 54 Below with Lisa Howard, Corey Mach, Kate Rockwell and More, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

NAMT returns to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on April 28th for another installment of our Songwriter Spotlight. (more...)

Songwriting Duo Sam Carner & Derek Gregor Team Up With Bobby Cronin for Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

Songwriting duo Sam Carner & Derek Gregor are teaming up with composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin to help raise funds for the 'Building Hope' project of the 11th Hour Rescue by raffling off tickets to two upcoming musical theater concerts. (more...)

In Performance Video: HAND TO GOD's Steven Boyer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

In today's New York Times In Performance video, actor Steven Boyer, along with puppet Tyrone, share a scene from Robert Askins's dark comedy HAND TO GOD (more...)

Review Roundup: MCC's HAND TO GOD
by Review Roundups - Mar 11, 2014

Last night, Robert Askins' Hand to God opened at the MCC Theater. Hand to God stars Steven Boyer who reprises his celebrated, Obie Award-winning performance from the Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) in 2011. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

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