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Jen Hoguet Awarded 2015 T. Fellowship from Columbia University School of the ArtsJen Hoguet Awarded 2015 T. Fellowship from Columbia University School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces Jen Hoguet as the fourth fellow in the one-year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. (more...)

Stages St. Louis to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance of Disney's THE ARISTOCATSStages St. Louis to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance of Disney's THE ARISTOCATS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

STAGES St. Louis will present, for the first time, a Sensory-Friendly Performance of its Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) production of Disney's The Aristocats on Tuesday, June 23rd at 10:00 AM at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights. Modeled on the nationally-renowned Theatre Development Fund (TDF) Accessibility Program's Autism Theatre Initiative, the special performance will provide those on the autism spectrum or other sensitivity conditions an accessible, friendly experience in which to experience live musical theatre. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala TonightJonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's 'Unsung Heroes' - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala tonight, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Alice Eve Cohen in THIN WALLS at Kitchen Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews tonight, June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Cohen onstage below! (more...)

THIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 SeasonTHIN WALLS to Close Kitchen Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Writer/performer Alice Eve Cohen, whose solo play What I Thought I Knew closed the 2012-2013 Kitchen Theatre Company season, is back with another play to close another successful season at the Kitchen. Thin Walls is a one-woman play set in a century-old New York City residential hotel, once elegant but now crumbling. This darkly humorous and moving play interweaves stories of the building's long-term residents, its recent arrivals, and its ghosts. Audiences who loved What I Thought I Knew will love this one too! Thin Walls opens for previews on June 10, press opening is on June 13, and performances run through June 28. (more...)

2015 Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award Recipient Announced2015 Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award Recipient Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Leonard McHardy and John Harvey Award (LMJH Award) was inaugurated in 2008 and recognizes the important work of theatre, dance and opera administrators. Recipients of the LMJH Award have at least 10 years of demonstrated commitment to the performing arts, in addition to having made an impact on the industry in Toronto. The award is named after Leonard McHardy and John Harvey, the celebrated former owners of Toronto's Theatrebooks, which they co-founded in 1975. Until its closure in July of 2014, it stood as one of the longest surviving independent bookstores in the country. (more...)

Peggy Baker to Receive 2015 George Luscombe AwardPeggy Baker to Receive 2015 George Luscombe Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The George Luscombe Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Artistic Director Joins 2015-16 Tony Award Nominating CommitteeTheatre Aspen Artistic Director Joins 2015-16 Tony Award Nominating Committee
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

?The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced the Nominating Committee for the 2015-2016 Broadway season, which includes Theatre Aspen's Executive Artistic Director Paige Price. (more...)

2015-16 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced; Find Out Who's New & Who's Returning!2015-16 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced; Find Out Who's New & Who's Returning!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2015-2016 Broadway season.  The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.  (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award WinnersRhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced the 17 writers and 8 new musicals selected for the fifth summer of weeklong retreats. For eight consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, each writing team will have a residency in Rhinebeck, New York. Writers are provided a private home, transportation, food, and a $400 stipend. This year's writers include Obie winner Kirsten Childs, Tony nominee Elizabeth Davis, and 2015 Jonathan Larson award-winners Charlie Sohne, Tim Rosser, and Sam Willmott, who also just won the Kleban Prize.  (more...)

BWW TV: Off-Broadway Unites for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards!BWW TV: Off-Broadway Unites for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2015

The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld a there for the big night, and below, you can check out interviews straight from the red carpet! Click here for the full list of winners. (more...)

Gavin Crawford to Host 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards at Harbourfront CentreGavin Crawford to Host 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards at Harbourfront Centre
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the date, creative team, host and venue for the 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts. Dora Awards Producer Jacoba Knaapen announced that the much-anticipated event will take place on Monday, June 22 and that, based on the huge success of last year, it will again be held at Harbourfront Centre.  Tickets go on sale June 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards- Part TwoPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards- Part Two
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2015

The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld a there for the big night, and below, you can check out more photos from the red carpet arrivals! Click here to check out Part One.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards- Part OnePhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards- Part One
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2015

The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld a there for the big night, and below, you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals! Click here for the full list of winners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Wins Big at the Lucille Lortel Awards- Inside the Ceremony!Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Wins Big at the Lucille Lortel Awards- Inside the Ceremony!
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2015

The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night, and below, you can check out photos from inside the ceremony! Click here for the full list of winners. (more...)

HAMILTON Sweeps Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Awards- ALL the Winners!HAMILTON Sweeps Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

The Off-Broadway League recently announced nominations in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards are being handed out tonight, Sunday, May 10, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST, and BroadwayWorld will be updating the winners as they are announced! (more...)

Lucille Lortel Awards Ceremony to Take Place Tonight; HAMILTON Leads Nominations with a Record-Breaking 12Lucille Lortel Awards Ceremony to Take Place Tonight; HAMILTON Leads Nominations with a Record-Breaking 12
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out tonight, Sunday, May 10, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Photo Flash: TDF Celebrates 2015 Irene Sharaff AwardsPhoto Flash: TDF Celebrates 2015 Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

On Friday night, Theatre Development Fund presented the annual TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards through the TDF Costume Collection for achievement in theatrical costume design. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala in JuneJonathan Groff, Jan Maxwell, Laura Osnes & Julie Halston Set for TDF's Gala in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Theatre Development Fund, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor three of the organization's "Unsung Heroes" - Ted Chapin, Jeffrey Gural and Robert Zukerman at TDF's Gala on Monday, June 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  TDF is honoring these "heroes," as they have assisted the organization in fulfilling its mission of supporting works of artistic merit and helping to make theatre accessible to all. (more...)

Photo Flash: ORDINARY DAYS Performance Benefits Autism Theatre Initiative TonightPhoto Flash: ORDINARY DAYS Performance Benefits Autism Theatre Initiative Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Ordinary Days will be performed to benefit the Autism Theatre Initiative tonight, Monday April 20th at 9:30pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.This musical tells the story of four New Yorkers whose lives intersect in their search for happiness, success, and love. (more...)

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