The Shubert Organization News

Nederlander Sells Neil Simon Air Rights to Dream Hotel ProjectNederlander Sells Neil Simon Air Rights to Dream Hotel Project
by Jessica Showers - Jul 28, 2015

Nederlander will soon be funneling a new hunk of real estate profit (we hope) into the arts in New York City. The organization just sold nearly 20,000 square feet of air above its Neil Simon Theatre for $8.9 million (that's $450 per square foot) to a group working on a Dream Hotel project. (more...)

Tennessee Theatre Executive Directed Appointed to National Historic Theater BoardTennessee Theatre Executive Directed Appointed to National Historic Theater Board
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Tennessee Theatre Executive Director Becky Hancock has been appointed to the board of directors of the League of Historic American Theatres (LHAT) at its annual conference in Nashville. (more...)

Off-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre Gets A Snazzy New NameOff-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre Gets A Snazzy New Name
by Jessica Showers - Jul 22, 2015

If you want to see the new dance musical TRIP OF LOVE this fall, you'll have to head to Stage 42. That's the new name of off-Broadway's 499-seat Little Shubert Theatre, located at 442 West 42nd Street, on Theatre Row. New signs and displays are being installed as we speak! (more...)

Annie Baker's THE FLICK Extends Through January at Barrow StreetAnnie Baker's THE FLICK Extends Through January at Barrow Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize and Obie Award-winning drama, THE FLICK, which has been playing to packed houses since opening in May at the Barrow Street Theatre, has extended its run through Sunday, January 10, 2016. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Recoups Broadway Investment!AN ACT OF GOD Recoups Broadway Investment!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that the new Broadway comedy An Act of God starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons recouped its $2.9 million capitalization in just 10 weeks. The critically acclaimed play is the first Broadway production of the 2015-16 season to recoup its initial investment. The strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, August 2 at Broadway's Studio 54 (254 West 54 Street). (more...)

Full Celebrity Lineup Announced for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!Full Celebrity Lineup Announced for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 17th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, this event features celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway.  The event, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will take place on Saturday, July 11 in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. where you meet all the adoptable dogs and cats; celebrity presentations of adoptable pets will take place between 5:00-6:30 p.m. This year's event will be co-hosted by Bernadette Peters and Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon, HBO's 'Girls'). The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Broadway & Hollywood's Best Help Raise More Than $500,000 at VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS BenefitBroadway & Hollywood's Best Help Raise More Than $500,000 at VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

More than $500,000 was raised in support of older foster kids needing permanent families with the help of Broadway and Hollywood heavy-hitters last night at the St. James Theatre, including Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Darren Criss, Tituss Burgess, Megan Hilty, Caroline Rhea and many more. The inaugural event, hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley with BeachBody.com, supported youth in foster care through You Gotta Believe, New York's only nonprofit specifically focused on finding permanent families for youth in foster care aged 10 year and older, and the Council on Adoptable Children (COAC). (more...)

Michael Cerveris, Christian Borle, Judy Kuhn, Andy Karl & More Join Lineup for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!Michael Cerveris, Christian Borle, Judy Kuhn, Andy Karl & More Join Lineup for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 17th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, this event features celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway.  The event, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will take place on Saturday, July 11 in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. where you meet all the adoptable dogs and cats; celebrity presentations of adoptable pets will take place between 5:00-6:30 p.m. This year's event will be co-hosted by Bernadette Peters and Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon, HBO's 'Girls'). The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Milagro Receives Over $35,000 in Support of Original Programming, Community EngagementMilagro Receives Over $35,000 in Support of Original Programming, Community Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

In May 2015, Miracle Theatre Group aka Milagro, the Northwest's premier Latino arts and culture organization, received $35,256 in grants to support Milagro's artistic programming & community engagement efforts.  (more...)

Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Extends for Two More Weeks on BroadwayLarry David's FISH IN THE DARK Extends for Two More Weeks on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Larry David's record-breaking hit comedy FISH IN THE DARK, starring Jason Alexander and directed by Anna D. Shapiro,  will extend its limited engagement for an additional two weeks through Saturday, August 1 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48 Street). (more...)

HEDWIG's Darren Criss & Rebecca Naomi Jones to Appear at New York Pride ParadeHEDWIG's Darren Criss & Rebecca Naomi Jones to Appear at New York Pride Parade
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI), the nation's oldest and largest LGBTQ youth service organization, is pleased to announce an ongoing partnership with Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch for the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, June 28, 2015. This partnership aims to celebrate LGBTQ youth and will feature actors Darren Criss and Rebecca Naomi Jones on the HMI parade float alongside HMI youth members who will walk during the parade. (more...)

In Performance Video: WOLF HALL's Ben Miles and Nathaniel ParkerIn Performance Video: WOLF HALL's Ben Miles and Nathaniel Parker
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features a scene from Part 1 of WOLF HALL (more...)

Sun Valley Center for the Arts & Company of Fools Receive Pair of GrantsSun Valley Center for the Arts & Company of Fools Receive Pair of Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools (COF) have been awarded two highly competitive grants-one from The Shubert Foundation and one from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Recognition from these two esteemed and influential organizations honors The Center's and COF's dedication to the arts as well as their excellence in programming. (more...)

WOLF HALL Partnering with Shakespeare Society for Reading at Players Club TomorrowWOLF HALL Partnering with Shakespeare Society for Reading at Players Club Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Members of the Broadway company of WOLF HALL will partner with the Shakespeare Society for a reading and discussion at the Players Club tomorrow, June 16th at 7pm. (more...)

Orlando Repertory Theatre Receives Shubert Foundation GrantOrlando Repertory Theatre Receives Shubert Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP) has announced a $20,000 grant award from the Shubert Foundation. This grant is used for General Operating Support for the 2015-2016 season, and marks the fifth consecutive year it has been awarded to The REP. The Foundation provides grants only to organizations that have established artistic and administrative track records, as well as a pattern of fiscal responsibility. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Receives Shubert Foundation GrantBarrington Stage Company Receives Shubert Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $70,000 grant from The Shubert Foundation. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

Williamston Theatre Receives Shubert GrantWilliamston Theatre Receives Shubert Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Williamston Theatre is pleased to announce that the The Shubert Foundation has awarded the Williamston Theatre with a $10,000 Theatre Grant. (more...)

Official! Lloyd Webber Confirms Alex Brightman for Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK; Tix on Sale TodayOfficial! Lloyd Webber Confirms Alex Brightman for Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK; Tix on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber confirmed today that Alex Brightman will star as Dewey Finn in School of Rock-The Musical when it starts performances on Broadway this fall. (more...)

Get the Inside Scoop on SCHOOL OF ROCK at The Gramercy - Song List, Cast and More!Get the Inside Scoop on SCHOOL OF ROCK at The Gramercy - Song List, Cast and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Before heading to Broadway this fall, School of Rock - THE MUSICAL rocked the Gramercy Theatre (127 E 23rd Street) for a brief residency, June 3rd through June 6th, with a public performance last night, June 9th. One of our editors caught the Saturday show, and BWW brings you inside details of the work-in-progress, plus photos of some SCHOOL OF ROCK groupies gathering for yesterday's show! (more...)

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