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Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Celebrates Ruth HendersonPhoto Coverage: The New York Pops Celebrates Ruth Henderson
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 19, 2015

The New York Pops family gathered at The National Arts Club on May 18th to celebrate the life of Ruth Henderson who passed away at her home in New Milford, Connecticut on February 25th 2015. In 1983, Skitch and Ruth Henderson founded The New York Pops. Chris Poe, President of The National Arts Club welcomed the guests and introduced James A. Read Board Chairman of the New York Pops. Many friends spoke of the dynamic, caring, beautiful and inspiring person that Ruth was. In 1991 Ruth established the PopsEd program, Kids In The Balcony, which provides free tickets to students for New York Pops Concerts.  Steven Reineke, music director of The Pops presented board member June Freemanzon, long time friend of the Henderson's with a framed photograph of one of the few pictures that exist of the two music directors of The New York Pops. Steven then sat at the the piano and played "Einsamkeit" a composition composed by Skitch Henderson for Ruth Henderson.  The afternoon was truly A Celebration of the Life of Ruth Henderson. (more...)

Carol Woods to Bring BLUES TO BROADWAY to Lynn UniversityCarol Woods to Bring BLUES TO BROADWAY to Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Stage, screen and television actress and recording artist Carol Woods will bring her 'BLUES TO BROADWAY' one-woman show to Lynn University's Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 20th, at 7:30 PM, as part of 'The Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center Comes to Live at Lynn' series, produced by Jan McArt.   (more...)

AIP's 13th Annual Cabaret Festival Set for Next Week in Long BeachAIP's 13th Annual Cabaret Festival Set for Next Week in Long Beach
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 13th Annual Cabaret Festival May 13-17 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Frank Sinatra Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Marilyn Maye by Friars Club at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: The Frank Sinatra Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Marilyn Maye by Friars Club at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 30, 2015

It was the 7th performance of Marilyn's 8 show sold out run of  "Her Way"  A Salute to Frank Sinatra. The dynamics of the evening made it feel more like a Hockey Play Off Game, with Marilyn scoring goal after goal. The crowd rose to it's feet and cheered after her every song hit the mark of musical perfection.  Then, as it became apparent that Marilyn Maye had conquered all, she was presented with the Stanley Cup. Friars Club Dean Emeritus Freddie Roman was led to the stage by Friar Laura Slutsky and "Marvelous Marilyn" was given the Friars Club Frank Sinatra Lifetime Achievement Award.  The award states: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Brings Sinatra Tribute HER WAY to 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Marilyn Maye Brings Sinatra Tribute HER WAY to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 26, 2015

Marilyn Maye took the 54 Below stage with her solo Frank Sinatra tribute, HER WAY, on April 23 & 25 at 7PM & April 24 at 8:30PM. Check out photos of the event below! (more...)

Lincoln Center Education to Continue 'Next Stage' Series with Brian Stokes MitchellLincoln Center Education to Continue 'Next Stage' Series with Brian Stokes Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Lincoln Center Education announces "A Conversation With Brian Stokes Mitchell," a new event in its Next Stage series which explores the role of education in an artist's creative and commercial work. Equally comfortable in front of TV cameras, a symphony orchestra, and Broadway footlights, Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell joins moderator Lincoln Center President Jed Bernstein in the intimate Clark Studio Theater for a candid conversation about his career and the importance of arts education in his work. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New York Pops' LET'S BE FRANK After-PartyPhoto Coverage: Go Inside the New York Pops' LET'S BE FRANK After-Party
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 11, 2015

On April 10, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops closed its 32nd subscription season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with four of today's finest entertainers - Tony DeSare, Storm Large, Frankie Moreno, and Ryan Silverman - in a celebration of the centennial of America's original idol, Frank Sinatra. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you right into the after-party! (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Rannells & Amy Spanger Join ON THE TOWN's Elizabeth Stanley at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Andrew Rannells & Amy Spanger Join ON THE TOWN's Elizabeth Stanley at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present On The Town star Elizabeth Stanley in concert on Monday, April 6. Stanley musically celebrated the show's creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green, along with very special guests Amy Spanger and Andrew Rannells. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEYOND BROADWAY Composers Go Choral - Harnick, Schwartz, Lippa & More!Photo Coverage: BEYOND BROADWAY Composers Go Choral - Harnick, Schwartz, Lippa & More!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 9, 2015

Essential Voices USA (EVUSA) presented BEYOND BROADWAY: COMPOSERS GO CHORAL at the DiMenna Space for Classical Music last night and broadwayworld was there. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Rannells and Amy Spanger Join ON THE TOWN's Elizabeth Stanley at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Andrew Rannells and Amy Spanger Join ON THE TOWN's Elizabeth Stanley at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present On The Town star Elizabeth Stanley in concert on Monday, April 6. Stanley musically celebrated the show's creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green, along with very special guests Amy Spanger and Andrew Rannells. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jane Scheckter May Miss Bobby Short, But A Lot Of Us Miss Scheckter As WellBWW Reviews: Jane Scheckter May Miss Bobby Short, But A Lot Of Us Miss Scheckter As Well
by Andrew Martin - Apr 4, 2015

With very few exceptions since the beginning of cultural history, the sweet sand passage of time marches across the vocal cords of the greatest singers of all during their time in cabaret and nightlife circles. (more...)

Anita Gillette Dazzles in Birdland Return; Elizabeth Stanley to Get CARRIED AWAY Next WeekAnita Gillette Dazzles in Birdland Return; Elizabeth Stanley to Get CARRIED AWAY Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that On The Town star Elizabeth Stanley will be celebrating the show's creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green in concert in 'Carried Away' on Monday, April 6 at 7pm. Elizabeth's very special guest will be Television/Broadway star Andrew Rannells. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Michael Feinstein Takes Audience Over the Rainbow with Tribute to E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg at Carnegie HallBWW Reviews: Michael Feinstein Takes Audience Over the Rainbow with Tribute to E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg at Carnegie Hall
by Alix Cohen - Mar 27, 2015

Wednesday night, Michael Feinstein's estimable series Standard Time once again held forth in Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, this time celebrating lyricist E.Y. “Yip” Harburg. Feinstein was joined by guest vocalists Catherine Russell, Nancy Anderson and Malcom Gets. The evening was beautifully put together with anecdotes, history, film clips, and Harburg's amusing poetry. Michael Feinstein's erudition weighs in with his meticulous treatment of The American Songbook and his suave and savory role as host. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Essential Voices USA's Judith Clurman Visits Peter LeDonnePhoto Coverage: Essential Voices USA's Judith Clurman Visits Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 26, 2015

Essential Voices USA (EVUSA) just presented BEYOND BROADWAY: COMPOSERS GO CHORAL at the DiMenna Space for Classical Music, 450 West 37 Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues), New York City. The evening featured ensemble music and conversation with composer/lyricists who have worked closely with conductor and music director Judith Clurmanand her Essential Voices USA. Guests attending included Sheldon Harnick, Larry Hochman, Andrew Lippa, Richard Maltby, Joshua Schmidt, Stephen Schwartz, David Shire, Georgia Stitt, Jonathan Tunick, and Maury Yeston. (more...)

Tony Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell to Receive New Dramtatists' Distinguished Achievement AwardTony Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell to Receive New Dramtatists' Distinguished Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Tony Award winner and Actors Fund board chair Brian Stokes Mitchell will be presented with the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award at the New Dramatists' 66th Annual Spring Luncheon. (more...)

Jennifer Roberts to Return to Don't Tell Mama, 4/7 & 9Jennifer Roberts to Return to Don't Tell Mama, 4/7 & 9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

After successful shows at Judy's Chelsea and Don't Tell Mama, Jennifer Roberts is back to celebrate her love for Manhattan with two shows at New York hotspot 'Don't Tell Mama.' Musical Director Tedd Firth will join Jennifer along with bass player Ritt Henn (www.ritthenn.com) on April 7th and 9th. (more...)

Steve Rosen to Host 2015 Arts For All Benefit Cabaret Next Month at 42 WestSteve Rosen to Host 2015 Arts For All Benefit Cabaret Next Month at 42 West
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Arts For All is thrilled to announce that Steve Rosen is hosting our Annual Benefit Cabaret on April 13th at 42 West. On Broadway, Steve originated the roles of Sir Belvedere, et al in Spamalot, Harlan Honn, et. al. in The Farnsworth Invention; and played Benny Southstreet in the 2009 revival of Guys & Dolls. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: NTI Faculty Spotlight - Alexander GemignaniBWW Exclusive: NTI Faculty Spotlight - Alexander Gemignani
by National Theater Institute - Mar 10, 2015

For 45 years, the National Theater Institute has offered young theater artists a springboard to the professional world at the two-time Tony Award-winning Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. With a singular schedule and an unmatched breadth of training, NTI's credit-earning, semester-long programs are taught by industry professionals and master teachers like Alexander Gemignani. (more...)

Stephen Flaherty, Andrew Lippa, Stephen Schwartz and More Set for Essential Voices' 'BEYOND BROADWAY' Concert Next MonthStephen Flaherty, Andrew Lippa, Stephen Schwartz and More Set for Essential Voices' 'BEYOND BROADWAY' Concert Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

On April 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm, Essential Voices USA (EVUSA) will present BEYOND BROADWAY: COMPOSERS GO CHORAL at the DiMenna Space for Classical Music, 450 West 37 Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues), New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland with Tovah Feldshuh, Christine Lavin & MorePhoto Flash: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland with Tovah Feldshuh, Christine Lavin & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is where the brightest Broadway, jazz and cabaret stars hang out, celebrate and entertain each other until the wee hours of the morning. Birdland has been the Manhattan home to the 'extreme' open mic for twelve successful years, and with a newly signed 20-year lease, there are many, many nights of madcap, shocking and musically thrilling impromptu performances in store. (more...)

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