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Photo Flash: Remembering Anne JacksonPhoto Flash: Remembering Anne Jackson
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Anne Jackson, who was nominated for a Tony in 1956 for MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT and who enjoyed a long career with her husband, Eli Wallach, died Tuesday, April 12, in Manhattan. She was 90. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore's HAIRSPRAY to Open 4/22Players Club of Swarthmore's HAIRSPRAY to Open 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The Players Club of Swarthmore will present the musical comedy Hairspray, April 22 to May 7 for ten performances at The Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore.  Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Nick Cearley and More to Honor Barbra Streisand at THE MEETING This MonthJessica Vosk, Nick Cearley and More to Honor Barbra Streisand at THE MEETING This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

THE MEETING* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, April 17 at 9:30 PM. The April show will honor the iconic entertainer Barbra Streisand with special guests Jessica Vosk, Nick Cearley, Inyang Bassey and Amber Martin, with others to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director David Staller on His Latest Shaw Show- WIDOWERS' HOUSESBWW Interview: Director David Staller on His Latest Shaw Show- WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by Nora Dominick - Mar 28, 2016

Very few directors will stick with a singular playwright for a majority of their career, but that is not the case for David Staller. Staller has worked on all 65 of George Bernard Shaw's plays and he isn't stopping yet. TACT NYC and the Gingold Theatrical Group are happy to present Shaw's very first play- WIDOWERS' HOUSES.  (more...)

Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, Benefitting Ali Forney Center, Sets 2016 DateAnnual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, Benefitting Ali Forney Center, Sets 2016 Date
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The sixth annual "Night Of A Thousand Judys" - the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in Manhattan) on Monday, June 6. (more...)

Drew Brody, Carol Lipnik and Dane Terry Join THE MEETING's Elton John CelebrationDrew Brody, Carol Lipnik and Dane Terry Join THE MEETING's Elton John Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

THE MEETING* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, March 20 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: ADVENTURES OF A BUXOM BLONDE by Demetria DanielsBWW Review: ADVENTURES OF A BUXOM BLONDE by Demetria Daniels
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 18, 2016

Blogger and playwright Demetria Daniels has followed the traditional advice to write about what she knows -- and what she knows is meeting celebrities. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Present SIDE MANPlayers Club of Swarthmore to Present SIDE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

?The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Side Man, a Tony Award-winning play by Warren Leight, April 8 & 9 at 8 p.m., 10 at 2 p.m., 14 at 7:30 p.m., 15 & 16 at 8 p.m., 2016.  Admission is $10 at the door (no advance sales). (more...)

Natalie Joy Johnson, Lance Horne & Nadia Quinn to Join THE MEETING in Celebrating Elton John, 3/20Natalie Joy Johnson, Lance Horne & Nadia Quinn to Join THE MEETING in Celebrating Elton John, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, March 20 at 9:30 PM. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening "so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight." The 2014-2015 season sold out after a profile in The New York Times "Arts & Leisure" section. The March show will honor the celebrated singer and songwriter Elton John with special guests Natalie Joy Johnson, Lance Horne and The Quinns (Nadia Quinn and Ameara Wahhab) with others to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

THE MEETING to Celebrate Elton John at Joe's Pub, 3/20THE MEETING to Celebrate Elton John at Joe's Pub, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, March 20 at 9:30 PM. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening "so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight." The 2014-2015 season sold out after a profile in The New York Times "Arts & Leisure" section. The March show will honor the celebrated singer and songwriter Elton John with special guests to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

Justin Sayre's LOVE'S REFRAIN to Premiere at La Mama, 4/1-10Justin Sayre's LOVE'S REFRAIN to Premiere at La Mama, 4/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club will present the world premiere of LOVE'S REFRAIN, a new solo play by Justin Sayre from April 1-3 and 8-10. Tracing the lives of stars from nebula to supernova, Sayre extracts a fresh definition for love in his latest performance piece. Wedding personal stories with the science and poetry of astronomy, LOVE'S REFRAIN is romanticism for the modern age. The piece is directed by acclaimed visual artist Matthu Placek with costume design by Dusty Childers and a musical score by David John Sokolowski. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Present ANGELS IN AMERICAPlayers Club of Swarthmore to Present ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

?The Players Club of Swarthmore will present the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Angels in America, Part I:  Millennium Approaches, by Tony Kushner, March 18 to April 2 for ten performances at The Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore.  Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS at Players Club of SwarthmorePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS at Players Club of Swarthmore
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Recommended for children age 3 and up, THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS by Robert Kauzlaric, is a family-friendly production for anyone of any age who is willing to hear the other side of the story.... or finally wants to see the wolf face justice. Scroll down to meet the cast! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MARINA's 'Musical Health Talk' with Sharon Barnett & Karen KingSTAGE TUBE: MARINA's 'Musical Health Talk' with Sharon Barnett & Karen King
by Marina Kamen - Feb 8, 2016

Award Winning Marina Kamen's 'Musical Health Talk' gets NYC Singer-Writer-Composers Karen King & Sharon Barnett 'SingingOffThePounds' with this 'High-nrg Fitness' Video Podcast Broadcast! (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Present A NEW BRAINPlayers Club of Swarthmore to Present A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents A New Brain, a musical by William Finn and James Lapine, directed by Emily Fishman. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Workshop to Host 'Come Home to YPTW' Concert, 2/3Young People's Theatre Workshop to Host 'Come Home to YPTW' Concert, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Young People's Theatre Workshop (YPTW) will host Come Home to YPTW, a concert featuring alumni star performers on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m.  at The Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave., Swarthmore. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door.  Download a ticket order form at www.yptw.org   The purpose of the concert is to raise funds for YPTW's spring production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a technically expensive production that requires a "flying" car.  All funds raised from the concert will be used to support the production. (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge to Lead Master Classes, Perform at Cranbrook SchoolsBroadway's N'Kenge to Lead Master Classes, Perform at Cranbrook Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Broadway's Darling N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will bring Motown hits and more in a series of performances and master classes on Monday, January 11, 2016 at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. (more...)

The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents ABSOLUTIONThe Players Club of Swarthmore Presents ABSOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Absolution, a new play by Dave Ebersole of Lansdowne, in a staged reading directed by Penny L. Beene. There will be two performances only: Jan. 2, 2016 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 3 at 2 p.m. (more...)

The Players Club of Swarthmore to Present APPROACHING ZANZIBARThe Players Club of Swarthmore to Present APPROACHING ZANZIBAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Approaching Zanzibar, by Tina Howe. Directed by George Mulford, this road trip comedy runs January 8-23 at The Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Tony Winner Patricia ElliottPhoto Flash: Remembering Tony Winner Patricia Elliott
by Walter McBride - Dec 22, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Patricia Elliott, who won a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, has passed away. Her niece, Sally Fay, said Elliott died of cancer on Sunday, December 20 at her home in Manhattan. She was 77. (more...)

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