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Photo Flash: Deaf West's FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Using its signature, award-winning combination of signed and voiced theater to bring new perspective to a modern American classic, Deaf West Theatre presents Flowers for Algernon at the Whitefire Theatre, now through Nov. 3. (more...)

Deaf West Theatre to Present FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON at Whitefire Theatre, Begin. 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Using its signature, award-winning combination of signed and voiced theater to bring new perspective to a modern American classic, Deaf West Theatre presents Flowers for Algernon at the Whitefire Theatre, opening Sept. 28. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING and NEWSIES to Offer New Accessibility Services on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2012

Supported by funds from the City of New York Theater Subdistrict Council, LDC and the City of New York, Disney's hit musicals The Lion King and Newsies have joined The Broadway Accessibility/Audience Expansion Initiative, which creates collaboration between producers and accessibility specialists at all stages of production. The Initiative is a partnership between Inclusion in the Arts, a New York-based not-for-profit, and G-PASS, a service company utilizing technology from Sound Associates Inc., in collaboration with Disney Theatrical Productions. This historic Initiative provides theatre-goers with disabilities a theatre experience as complete and captivating as that enjoyed by non-disabled audience members. The services are: I-Caption for deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons and D-Scriptive for blind and low-vision patrons. (more...)

2011 Tony Award Winners - THE BOOK OF MORMON, WAR HORSE, NORMAL HEART & ANYTHING GOES Win Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com brought you special and exclusive live coverage throughout the night of the 65th Annual Tony Awards, airing on CBS on Sunday, June 12th from 8:00 - 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay) live from the Beacon Theatre with lots more to come tomorrow including backstage videos, photos and more! Click here to visit BroadwayWorld.com's main page and Tony sections to follow along! The big winner of the night was THE BOOK OF MORMON with eight awards, and the winners are... (more...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Judith Light & More at the 2011 Tony Cocktail Party
by Monica Simoes - Jun 12, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 22 theatre professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee. The 2011 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Yesterday, a cocktail reception was held to honor the nominees before the big night. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

2011 Tony Awards Are Tonight! Who's Nominated?
by BWW - Jun 12, 2011

We're just hours away from the 2011 Tony Awards on CBS this Sunday night, June 12 at 8pm and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

2011 Special Tony Awards and Honors Recipients Named - Smith, Ensler, Berloni, Drama Book Shop & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

The Tony Awards® Admonsitration Committee has announced this year's recipients in three catagories. Among the honorees are a world-renowned playwright originally from South Africa, a longtime Broadway executive, a playwright/activist known for her work in combatting volience against women, a show-business animal trainer, a venerable theatre bookshop, and an organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the theatre, film, and television. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's Guide to 2011 Tony Coverage - Everything You Need to Know!
by BWW - Jun 11, 2011

We're just hours away from the 2011 Tony Awards on CBS this Sunday night, June 12 at 8pm and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts & G-PASS Launch New Accessibility Initiative for Disabled Theatergoers with CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts and G-PASS have announced that due to a new initiative, 1.1 million New Yorkers and 56 million Americans with disabilities will have the opportunity to enjoy more Broadway shows than ever before. The Broadway Accessibility/Audience Expansion Initiative sets a new standard for collaboration between producers and accessibility specialists at all stages of production. The program kicks off with Broadway's Tony Award-nominated new musical, Catch Me If You Can, June 8, 2011. (more...)

Se anuncian los nominados a los Premios Tony 2011
by Laura Pelaez - May 03, 2011

Los ganadores de la pasada edición de los Premios Tony: Anika Noni Rose y Matthew Broderick, han anunciado los nominados para los Premios Tony 2011. Se trata de la edición número 65 de los premios y tendrá lugar en el Beacon Theatre el próximo 12 de junio. (more...)

Se anuncian los nominados a los Premios Tony 2011
by Laura Pelaez - May 03, 2011

Los ganadores de la pasada edición de los Premios Tony: Anika Noni Rose y Matthew Broderick, han anunciado los nominados para los Premios Tony 2011. Se trata de la edición número 65 de los premios y tendrá lugar en el Beacon Theatre el próximo 12 de junio. (more...)

2011 Tony Nominations Announced! THE BOOK OF MORMON Leads With 14!
by BWW - May 03, 2011

Past Tony winners Anika Noni Rose and Matthew Broderick announced the 2011 Tony Awards nominees live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City. (more...)

2011 Theater Awards Season Calendar - All You Need to Know!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

The 2011 theatre awards season is quickly approaching, and keeping track of all of the important dates for the many ceremonies and corresponding nominations is no easy feat. Stay up to date on all the need-to-know facts with BroadwayWorld's Awards Season Calendar below! (more...)

2011 Special Tony Awards and Honors Recipients Named - Smith, Ensler, Berloni, Drama Book Shop & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 06, 2011

The Tony Awards® Admonsitration Committee has announced this year's recipients in three catagories. Among the honorees are a world-renowned playwright originally from South Africa, a longtime Broadway executive, a playwright/activist known for her work in combatting volience against women, a show-business animal trainer, a venerable theatre bookshop, and an organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the theatre, film, and television. (more...)

2011 Theater Awards Season Calendar - All You Need to Know!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2011

The 2011 theatre awards season is quickly approaching, and keeping track of all of the important dates for the many ceremonies and corresponding nominations is no easy feat. Stay up to date on all the need-to-know facts with Broadwayworld's Awards Season Calendar below! (more...)

Hamm & Clov Closes ARDNAGLASS ON THE AIR, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2010

Hamm & Clov Stage Company will present a new production Irish Playwright Jimmy Kerr's exceedingly acclaimed and extremely hilarious Irish smash hit comedy 'ARDNAGLASS ON THE AIR' as part of the third annual 1st Irish Festival. (more...)

Hamm & Clov Presents ARDNAGLASS ON THE AIR, 9/13-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2010

Hamm & Clov Stage Company will present a new production Irish Playwright Jimmy Kerr's exceedingly acclaimed and extremely hilarious Irish smash hit comedy 'ARDNAGLASS ON THE AIR' as part of the third annual 1st Irish Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: NAATCO's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

On Monday, September 14th, The National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) will present a one-night-only all Asian-American performance of Terrence McNally's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!, directed by Alan Muraoka, at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) to benefit NAATCO. Joe Mantello, the original director of LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! and Stephen Bogardus, a member of the play's original cast, were honorary chairs for the NAATCO benefit performance. (more...)

Alan Muraoka Directs All Asian-American Cast In LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! At Cherry Lane 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

The National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) will present a one-night-only all Asian-American performance of Terrence McNally's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!, directed by Alan Muraoka, on Monday, September 14 with a 6:00pm cocktail reception and a 7:00pm performance at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) to benefit NAATCO. (more...)

Alan Muraoka Directs All Asian-American Cast In LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! At Cherry Lane 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

The National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) will present a one-night-only all Asian-American performance of Terrence McNally's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!, directed by Alan Muraoka, on Monday, September 14 with a 6:00pm cocktail reception and a 7:00pm performance at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) to benefit NAATCO. (more...)