Theatre Development Fund News

Canadian Opera Company Tops 2016 Dora Awards; All the Winners!Canadian Opera Company Tops 2016 Dora Awards; All the Winners!
by Alan Henry - Jun 27, 2016

The 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2015-2016 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 27 at Harbourfront Centre's Concert Stage, hosted by two-time Dora Award winner and leading actor, Bruce Dow. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

Broadway League Honors Maitland Middle School Teacher with Educator Apple AwardBroadway League Honors Maitland Middle School Teacher with Educator Apple Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts and The Broadway League, the national trade organization for the commercial theatre industry, announces the three 2016 League Educator Apple Award recipients. (more...)

2016 Dora Awards Held Monday; VIP Presenters Announced!2016 Dora Awards Held Monday; VIP Presenters Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Jacoba Knaapen, Toronto Alliance or the Performing Arts (TAPA) Executive Director and Dora Mavor Moore Awards Producer, announced the VIP presenters today for the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held on Monday, June 27 at Harbourfront Centre's open air Concert Stage (formerly WestJet Stage), a 1,300-seat venue covered by a transparent roof with open sides. (more...)

2016-17 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Revealed; See Who's New & Who's Returning!2016-17 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Revealed; See Who's New & Who's Returning!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2016-17 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.  (more...)

League of Chicago Theatres to Welcome I WANNA BE A PRODUCER Author John Breglio for Speaking, SigningLeague of Chicago Theatres to Welcome I WANNA BE A PRODUCER Author John Breglio for Speaking, Signing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

?The League of Chicago Theatres will host a speaking engagement and book signing event with John Breglio for his new book I WANNA BE A PRODUCER: How to Make a Killing on Broadway…or Get Killed on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Goodman in the Owen Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St.  The event will include a speaking engagement at 7:00pm, followed by a reception and book signing.  (more...)

TDF to Receive 5th Annual Friend of Off-Broadway AwardTDF to Receive 5th Annual Friend of Off-Broadway Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, will bestow its 5th annual Friend of Off Broadway Award to Julian Christenberry, Director of Ticket Programs for the Theatre Development Fund. (more...)

Works by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, 5th Annual Live Ideas Festival & More Set for New York Live Arts' 2016-17 SeasonWorks by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, 5th Annual Live Ideas Festival & More Set for New York Live Arts' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

New York Live Arts, home of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and under the artistic leadership of MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of the Arts recipient Bill T. Jones, announced its upcoming 2016-2017 season today. (more...)

Nominees Announced for the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore AwardsNominees Announced for the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards
by Alan Henry - May 30, 2016

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the date, creative team, host and venue for the 37th 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 27 and that it will, for the third time in a row, be held under the stars at Harbourfront Centre. Tickets go on sale May 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards, Honoring Michael Yeargan, Susan Tsu & MorePhoto Flash: Inside the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards, Honoring Michael Yeargan, Susan Tsu & More
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU were among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). Go inside the event below! (more...)

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees TonightFIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony tonight, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff HonoreesFIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

I WANNA BE A PRODUCER Author John Breglio Set for Book Discussion, Signing at Drama Book ShopI WANNA BE A PRODUCER Author John Breglio Set for Book Discussion, Signing at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Acclaimed producer John Breglio will be discussing his new book, I Wanna Be A Producer: How To Make a Killing on Broadway... or Get Killed at Drama Book Shop, 250 W. 40th St. on Monday, May 23rd at 5:00pm. Joining John in conversation will be fellow producer Barry Weissler. (more...)

Kennedy Center's NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES Workshop to Present Six New Works This SpringKennedy Center's NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES Workshop to Present Six New Works This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the 25th anniversary of the biennial workshop NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES from May 6 to May 8, 2016. Dedicated to the development of new plays and musicals for young people and their families, this innovative series pioneers a unique forum for the field of theater for young audiences (TYA). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Winners and Presenters of the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards!Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Winners and Presenters of the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 2, 2016

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 18 categories, with two special awards and two honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted byZachary Levi, star of Broadway's She Loves Me. This year's event was once again a benefit for The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld is taking to backstage with the evening's winners and presenters below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Unites on the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Unites on the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 2, 2016

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 18 categories, with two special awards and two honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Zachary Levi, star of Broadway's She Loves Me. This year's event was once again a benefit for The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld is taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance at Orpheum Theatre, 7/30Disney's THE LION KING to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance at Orpheum Theatre, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that it will be offering a sensory-friendly performance of Disney's THE LION KING for individuals with sensory, social and learning disabilities, and their families on Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Bruce Dow to Host 2016 Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Venue, Date SetBruce Dow to Host 2016 Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Venue, Date Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the date, creative team, host and venue for the 37th 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 27 and that it will, for the third time in a row, be held under the stars at Harbourfront Centre. Tickets go on sale May 31. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Extends ANNE BOLEYN Through May 15Marin Theatre Company Extends ANNE BOLEYN Through May 15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Marin Theatre Company continues its 49th Season with Howard Brenton's ANNE BOLEYN. (more...)

Tickets for the NHSMTA/JIMMY AWARDS Available 4/26; Awards Ceremony in NYC 6/27Tickets for the NHSMTA/JIMMY AWARDS Available 4/26; Awards Ceremony in NYC 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Tickets for the eighth annual NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS (NHSMTA)/JIMMY AWARDS will go on sale Today, April 26, 2016 at 10:00AM. Tickets can be purchased by visiting NHSMTA.COM or TICKETMASTER.COM and range from $39 to $89. Premium seats are $250. The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, June 27th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's THE KING AND I Partners with TDF for Autism-Friendly PerformancePhoto Flash: Broadway's THE KING AND I Partners with TDF for Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Yesterday, Sunday April 24, Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) Autism Theatre Initiative presented the first autism-friendly performance of Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. (more...)

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