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Barbara Cook's Debut Solo Album to be Released on CD in JuneBarbara Cook's Debut Solo Album to be Released on CD in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the debut CD release of Barbara Cook's first solo album SONGS OF PERFECT PROPRIETY BY DOROTHY PARKER on June 17th 2016. The release continues Stage Door's COLLECTOR'S SERIES, a line of limited edition CD products that celebrate Broadway shows and vocalists of the 1950s and 60s. (more...)

Cover Revealed for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW MemoirCover Revealed for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

As previously announced, Barbara Cook's anticipated autobiography, BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, will be released by HarperCollins Publishers on June 28, and you can check out the cover art on Amazon (and left) now! (more...)

Rehearsal Begins for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Off-BroadwayRehearsal Begins for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Rehearsal begins today for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, a candid and intimate evening conceived by three-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by ten-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune. (more...)

Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Will Return to the Stage This Spring in BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOWBroadway Legend Barbara Cook Will Return to the Stage This Spring in BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Producer Roy Furman, in association with Sandy Robertson and Luigi Caiola, just announced the return to the stage of one of the greatest voices and storytellers of our time. The legendary Tony and Grammy Award winner Barbara Cook will share the stories and songs that shaped her life and career in Barbara Cook: Then and Now, a candid and intimate evening conceived by 3-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by 10-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune.  (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/28/2015
by - Nov 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/28/2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Shorts from 'THAT CERTAIN AGE', Coming to Opera America This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

On December 1, The Aviva Players will conclude its 40th Anniversary three-part concert series at The National Opera America Center, 330 Seventh Ave. (at 29th Street), Manhattan with THAT CERTAIN AGE: SHORT OPERAS ABOUT AGING WITH HUMOR AND GRACE. The evening is presented by Aviva Players and Kindred Spirits. Director is Rina W. Elisha and musical director is Barbara Ames. The evening will feature works composed by Anne Phillips, Alice Shields, Mira j Spektor, Haim Elisha and Seymour Barab. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the shorts! (more...)

CHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS Play the Ware Center TonightCHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS Play the Ware Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The Ware Center presents a premiere performance that brings music, humor, dance, and visual art together for one beautiful masterpiece titled, Chiaroscuro and Chums, tonight, March 11 at 7:30 pm. Chiaroscuro is certainly not an everyday word but a great descriptor of what we can look forward to on stage. An Italian word for light-dark, Chiaroscuro is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. Friends, “Chums” will join together to bring us an never-before-seen performance entertaining our eyes and ears, with pieces that explore opposites taking us from serious to humorous, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Theatre for the New City's 12th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Inside Theatre for the New City's 12th Annual LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. (more...)

CHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS to Play Ware Center, 3/11CHIAROSCURO AND CHUMS to Play Ware Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The Ware Center presents a premiere performance that brings music, humor, dance, and visual art together for one beautiful masterpiece titled, Chiaroscuro and Chums, on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 pm. Chiaroscuro is certainly not an everyday word but a great descriptor of what we can look forward to on stage. An Italian word for light-dark, Chiaroscuro is the use of strong contrasts between light and dark, usually bold contrasts affecting a whole composition. Friends, “Chums” will join together to bring us an never-before-seen performance entertaining our eyes and ears, with pieces that explore opposites taking us from serious to humorous, and beyond. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes TributeLee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Tammy Grimes & David Amram to be Honored at Theater for the New City's LOVE N' COURAGE BenefitTammy Grimes & David Amram to be Honored at Theater for the New City's LOVE N' COURAGE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. The National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive Director (and an actress who appeared in SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS). Ms. Grimes will be awarded Theater for the New City's LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. (more...)

Symphony of Westchester's Family Program to Showcase Student Achievements, 2/8Symphony of Westchester's Family Program to Showcase Student Achievements, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

The Symphony of Westchester turns the spotlight on young musicians at its annual Family Program on Feb. 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Iona College's Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium in New Rochelle. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Two Operatic Musicals at TNC - RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER and OUT THE WINDOWPhoto Flash: First Look at Two Operatic Musicals at TNC - RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER and OUT THE WINDOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present "The Power of Love", two new american operatic musicals adapted from classic works: Seymour Barab's operatic parody 'Out The Window', based on Georges Feydeau's Farce "Par La Fenetre", and 'Rappaccini's Daughter', a musical tale with music by Michael Cohen and libretto by Linsey Abrams, based on Nathanial Hawthorne's Gothic Short Story. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

TNC Stages OUT THE WINDOW and RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER, Beginning TonightTNC Stages OUT THE WINDOW and RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two new American operatic musical adaptations from classical works, Seymour Barab's operatic parody Out the Window based upon Georges Feydeux's farce 'Par La Fenetre;' and Rappaccini's Daughter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic short story, with libretto by Linsey Abrams and music by Michael Cohen. Lissa Moira directs. Performances will be staged at the Cino Theatre at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from tonight, September 11-28, 2014. (more...)

TNC to Stage OUT THE WINDOW and RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER This FallTNC to Stage OUT THE WINDOW and RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two new American operatic musical adaptations from classical works, Seymour Barab's operatic parody Out the Window based upon Georges Feydeux's farce 'Par La Fenetre;' and Rappaccini's Daughter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic short story, with libretto by Linsey Abrams and music by Michael Cohen. Lissa Moira directs. (more...)

AT&T Donates $30,000 to Miami-Dade Public School Music ProgramsAT&T Donates $30,000 to Miami-Dade Public School Music Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Young Patronesses of the Opera (YPO) organization is the proud recipient of a generous grant from AT&T to support their In School Opera program that reaches out to 30,000 school children each year. Now in its 39th season, the 2014 tour began in January and will run until early April performing "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" by Seymour Barab. This 30-minute production with full sets, costumes and live music tell the story through music and humor of the Piper who helps a town in need and teaches integrity. Each student receives a workbook created by YPO education committee members with poems, music, games and puzzles to help the students learn the story and music. Additionally, teachers receive a companion study guide using Florida's Sunshine Standards to enhance their student's critical thinking and evaluative skills. (more...)

YPO Continues In School Opera Program with THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN thru April 2014YPO Continues In School Opera Program with THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN thru April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Young Patronesses of the Opera (YPO) organization will present the 39th season of their In School Opera program that reaches out to 30,000 school children in Dade and Broward counties. The 2014 tour began in January and will run until early April performing 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by Seymour Barab. (more...)

The York Theatre Company Announces Additions to Developmental Reading SeriesThe York Theatre Company Announces Additions to Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series have announced the next three offerings: Analog & Vinyl, License to Marry and MR. Confidential. (more...)

Broadway's Barbara Cook Celebrates 85th Birthday at Segerstrom Center TonightBroadway's Barbara Cook Celebrates 85th Birthday at Segerstrom Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Broadway legend Barbara Cook returns to Segerstrom Center to celebrate her 85th birthday year with a performance in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall tonight, April 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

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