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Photo Coverage: Sardi's Unveils Caricatures for Penn & Teller!Photo Coverage: Sardi's Unveils Caricatures for Penn & Teller!
by Walter McBride - Jul 2, 2015

Thirty years after their New York premiere and 40 years after they first started as a team, Penn & Teller On Broadway will be a rare opportunity for New Yorkers and tourists to see the popular duo. The Broadway engagement will include both elements of their Las Vegas show and classics from their repertoire. The duo was just honored with Sardi's caricatures and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special presentation below! (more...)

Broadway-Bound Penn & Teller Visit NBC's JIMMY FALLON TonightBroadway-Bound Penn & Teller Visit NBC's JIMMY FALLON Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

NBC has announced that the legendary team of Penn & Teller will appear on tonight's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. (more...)

PENN & TELLER Talk Bringing Magic Back to Broadway: 'There's Still Discovery Possible'PENN & TELLER Talk Bringing Magic Back to Broadway: 'There's Still Discovery Possible'
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

In a new interview in today's New York Times, Penn and Teller chat about returning to New York for their six-week run of PENN AND TELLER ON BROADWAY (more...)

NYC Musicians Union & 54 Below Sign Collective Bargaining AgreementNYC Musicians Union & 54 Below Sign Collective Bargaining Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Today, the Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802 AFM announced that it has entered into a collective bargaining agreement with New York venue 54 Below. This development marks an important step for musicians in New York City nightclubs. (more...)

Marquis Theatre Box Office for PENN & TELLER ON BROADWAY Opens Next WeekMarquis Theatre Box Office for PENN & TELLER ON BROADWAY Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The box office for Penn & Teller On Broadway, which will play the Marquis Theatre (46th Street between Broadway and 8th), opens on June 8. The production's opening night has been confirmed for July 12. Penn & Teller on Broadway will play from July 7 - August 16. Tickets are also available through www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori & More Turn Out for Tony Awards Creative Arts Cocktail PartyPhoto Coverage: Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori & More Turn Out for Tony Awards Creative Arts Cocktail Party
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 21, 2015

Christian Borle, FUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, Max Von Essen and many more gathered last nightfor the Tony Awards Creative Arts Nominees Reception, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the night! (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2015-16 Grant RecipientsNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2015-16 Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announces nine awards granted from their National Fund for New Musicals, a major funding program to support NAMT member not-for-profit theatres in their collaborations with writers to create, develop and produce new musicals. Now in its seventh year, the Fund will provide grants totaling $46,000 to ten organizations across the country. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A Theatrical Village - Nine Cottages Named for Major Figures in O'Neill Center HistoryBWW Exclusive: A Theatrical Village - Nine Cottages Named for Major Figures in O'Neill Center History
by National Theater Institute - May 5, 2015

?On Friday, the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center welcomed hundreds of artists, donors, patrons, and public figures to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of its expanded campus. Designed by Centerbrook Architects and with lead support from the State of Connecticut and private donors, the O'Neill campus now boasts eight new cottages and a new rehearsal hall with composition and dance studios, creating  living, rehearsal, and production space for an additional 65 artists on the O'Neill's historic seaside campus in Waterford, CT. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Just-Released Promo for PENN & TELLER: LIVE ON BROADWAY!BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Just-Released Promo for PENN & TELLER: LIVE ON BROADWAY!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2015

Thirty years after their New York premiere and 40 years after they first started as a team, PENN & TELLER will return this summer for a strictly limited six-week engagement at the Marquis Theatre (46th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue) from July 7 - August 16. Check out a just-released promo for the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nathan Lane Takes Home 15th Annual Monte Cristo Award at Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center GalaPhoto Coverage: Nathan Lane Takes Home 15th Annual Monte Cristo Award at Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Gala
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2015

The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center just honored stage and screen star Nathan Lane with the Monte Cristo Award, which he received last night, April 13 at the Edison Ballroom. Known for roles as Max Bailystock in the musical The Producers, Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple, and, and recurring roles in Modern Familyand The Good Wife, Lane has created a wide footprint on American stage, film, and television. Other memorable and award winning roles include Albert in The Birdcage, Gomez in The Addams Family, and the voices of Snowbell in Stuart Little and Timon in The Lion King. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Viertel Talks New Programs and More at the Commercial Theatre InstituteBWW Interview: Tom Viertel Talks New Programs and More at the Commercial Theatre Institute
by Sally Henry - Apr 2, 2015

Just a year and a half ago, Tom Viertel took over the position of Executive Director at the Commercial Theatre Institute (CTI) and has had his hands full ever since. Not only is he still an active theatre producer, but he also co-owns the popular NYC cabaret venue, 54 Below. Viertel graciously spoke to BroadwayWorld recently about his additions to the program, his upcoming projects, and more! (more...)

Three Day Intensive with CTI is Your Introduction to Commercial ProducingThree Day Intensive with CTI is Your Introduction to Commercial Producing
by Contests - Broadway - Mar 31, 2015

Here's the door that opens the world of producing to you. This program gives you a comprehensive overview of producing for the commercial theater, with sessions including specific case histories, budgets, sample agreements, and is renowned for its networking opportunities. Come together with Broadway's hit makers and the producers of the future as well as the service professionals that you'll need to make you a success. (more...)

They've Got Magic to Do! Penn & Teller Will Return to Broadway This Summer at the Marquis TheatreThey've Got Magic to Do! Penn & Teller Will Return to Broadway This Summer at the Marquis Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Thirty years after their New York premiere and 40 years after they first started as a team, PENN & TELLER will return this summer for a strictly limited six-week engagement at the Marquis Theatre (46th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue) from July 7 - August 16. Opening night will be announced. Tickets will go on sale on April 16th. (more...)

Joanna Gleason, Nikka Graff Lanzarone & More Set for MIDNIGHT AT 9:30 at 54 Below, 2/18Joanna Gleason, Nikka Graff Lanzarone & More Set for MIDNIGHT AT 9:30 at 54 Below, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, Presents "MIDNIGHT At 9:30" on February 18th at 9:30. A collection of Broadway and Broadway adjacent outliers are getting together to craft a Midnight Special (at 9:30!). Directed by Aaron David Gleason. Music Direction by Drew Coope (more...)

Photo Coverage: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Bring OUR TIME to 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Bring OUR TIME to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 15, 2015

Last night, January 14, KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar performed the songs of Sondheim like you've never heard before at 54 Below. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Robert Cole to Receive Commercial Theater Institute's 2015 Robert Whitehead AwardTony-Winning Producer Robert Cole to Receive Commercial Theater Institute's 2015 Robert Whitehead Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Tony award-winning Broadway producer, Robert Cole, will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes Returns to 54 Below with THE PATHS NOT TAKENPhoto Coverage: Laura Osnes Returns to 54 Below with THE PATHS NOT TAKEN
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 10, 2014

Laura Osnes returns to 54 Below with a brand new show: 'The Paths Not Taken,' running through December 15. Laura is a Tony nominee and Drama Desk winner, having starred on Broadway in Grease, South Pacific, Anything Goes, Bonnie & Clyde, and Cinderella. (more...)

54 Below & NJPAC Partner for Three Upcoming Events54 Below & NJPAC Partner for Three Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

(NJPAC) to present a series of evenings direct from 'Broadway's living room' to the audiences at the esteemed arts venue in Newark, NJ. The series, '54 Below at NJPAC,' launches with three Today night events, originally presented on stage at 54 Below, celebrating the music of legendary Broadway songwriters and featuring all-star Broadway talent. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman, Victor Garber, Jerry Mitchell, Diane Sawyer and More Visit Jack O'Brien at 54 BelowPhoto Flash: Hugh Jackman, Victor Garber, Jerry Mitchell, Diane Sawyer and More Visit Jack O'Brien at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

This weekend, Tony Award-winning Director Jack O'Brien celebrated his 'Diamond Jubilee' by taking to the stage of 54 Below with his show 'I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care?' Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Come Out For Jack O'Brien at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Broadway's Best Come Out For Jack O'Brien at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 8, 2014

On November 7 and 8 (9:30PM), director extraordinaire Jack O'Brien brings his new show to 54 Below, titled 'I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care?' Come join O'Brien for a Diamond Jubilee Celebration of a life lived on and off the stage. Tales from Hamlet to Hairspray. Selections from Cole Porter to James Taylor. Stories, songs with an occasional A flat and a surprise guest or two. BroadwayWorld brings pictures of the first performance below! (more...)

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