Tom Wopat News

Date of Birth: September 09, 1951 (64)
Birth Place: Lodi, WI, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town HallPhoto Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 28, 2016

Broadway Unplugged, the critically acclaimed concert with 'Sound Design by God' returned to Town Hall for its record-breaking 14th season last night, July 25. The concert starred Tony Award Winner Chuck Cooper, 2X Tony Nominee Tom Wopat, Olivier Nominee Kyle Scatliffe, 2X Drama Desk Nominee Alix Korey, Drama Desk Nominee Ryan Silverman, downtown diva Molly Pope, and many more award-winning stars. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/16- A CATERED AFFAIRSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/16- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2016

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair closed at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

14th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED Starring Chuck Cooper, Alix Korey, Ryan Silverman and More14th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED Starring Chuck Cooper, Alix Korey, Ryan Silverman and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Broadway Unplugged, the critically acclaimed concert with 'Sound Design by God' returns to Town Hall for its record-breaking 14th season on Monday, July 25 at 8 PM. The concert stars Tony Award Winner Chuck Cooper, 2X Tony Nominee Tom Wopat, Olivier Nominee Kyle Scatliffe, 2X Drama Desk Nominee Alix Korey, Drama Desk Nominee Ryan Silverman, downtown diva Molly Pope, and many more award-winning stars. Broadway Unplugged has been featured in The New York Times, Playbill.com, The Huffington Post, The Daily News, and many other publications during the last 14 years, with all the feature pieces and reviews citing the extraordinary excitement the audience experiences at Town Hall when they hear the pure human voice ring out loud and clear -- and beautifully -- in a 1,500 seat theater.  (more...)

Tommy Tune, Tom Wopat and More to Appear in the Berman Center's 2016-2017 SeasonTommy Tune, Tom Wopat and More to Appear in the Berman Center's 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The Berman Center for the Performing Arts announces its sixth season with an exceptional series of shows, including Broadway, dance performances, a film and lecture series, music, live shows, and programming for families.  (more...)

N'Kenge to Perform at NYC Pridefest 2016N'Kenge to Perform at NYC Pridefest 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Broadway and Symphony Pop Siren N'Kenge joins the All Star Lineup of Performers for this year's PRIDEFEST! Singing Broadway and Pop Hits from 3:00-3:30PM, N'Kenge is thrilled to be included in the celebration of LGBT Pride! The Stage is located on Hudson Street between 13th Street and 14th Street. N'Kenge was recently seen performing last week with BeBe Neuwirth, Henry Krieger, Frenchie Davis and more in the Broadway Sings For Pride Ovation Gala held at the JCC Manhattan to a sold out show. (more...)

N'Kenge Set for 54: THE MUSICAL 'Funk-Raiser' at Axelrod Performing Arts Center This WeekN'Kenge Set for 54: THE MUSICAL 'Funk-Raiser' at Axelrod Performing Arts Center This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Broadway and Symphony Pop Siren N'Kenge joins the All Star Cast at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) which will host a Funk-Raising evening to benefit the development of 54: the musical, the first project selected for its new works initiative. The evening, featuring selections from 54, will be held June 17 at 8 PM at The House of Independents (HOI) in Asbury Park, NJ. Directed by Rachel Klein with choreography by Liz Piccoli, 54:the musical features a book by playwright and actress Renee Bang Allen. (more...)

Barbara Rosenblat Joins Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO, 6/28Barbara Rosenblat Joins Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Barbara Rosenblat will be appearing as Assunta in the Williamstown Theatre Festival's new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams' intoxicating comedy THE ROSE TATTOO (June 28-July 17).   Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs the play, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1951.  In addition to Marisa Tomei who stars as the grieving widow Serafina and Christopher Abbott as the hot-blooded trucker Alvaro, Rosenblat will be joining her 'Orange Is the New Black' costar Constance Shulman.  Rosenblat received international recognition for her portrayal of cancer-stricken inmate Miss Rosa, while Shulman plays Yoga Jones on that popular Netflix program. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS Opens 6/21 at the Barn TheatreGUYS & DOLLS Opens 6/21 at the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Opening June 21 at the Barn Theatre - GUYS & DOLLS! A sure bet for the whole family! Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running through July 3. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 13-19, Featuring Nicolette Robinson, The Skivvies, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 13-19, Featuring Nicolette Robinson, The Skivvies, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 12, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: A Funny Thing Happened: Songs from the Road to Broadway; Broadway's Best Musical Comedy Stars!; Tom Wopat at The Metropolitan Room; The Skivvies at 54 Below; and Nicolette Robinson at 54 Below. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/4-6/5/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/4-6/5/2016
by - Jun 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 5, 2016 - Sunday, June 5, 2016. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 6-12, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Tom Wopat, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 6-12, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Tom Wopat, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 5, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella with Andrew Rannells, James Lecesne, and Rachel Bay Jones; Tom Wopat at The Metropolitan Room; Kurt Weill on Broadway with Mary Testa and Friends; Victoria Cook at 54 Below; Women in the World of Sondheim: Katie Welsh and Emily Whitaker. (more...)

William Shatner, Lou Ferrigno & More Set for Salt Lake Comic Con 2016William Shatner, Lou Ferrigno & More Set for Salt Lake Comic Con 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Today, Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced details of Salt Lake Comic Con 2016, including its first round of celebrity attendees. Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 is September 1-3, 2016 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. (more...)

N'Kenge to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below, 4/30N'Kenge to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, 2016, N'Kenge, vocal siren and Broadway Diva, is one of the premiere vocalists interpreting lyrics by Josh Kight, an emerging musical theatre composer, at the famous Feinstein's 54 Below (254 W. 54th Street (cellar); 11:30pm (doors @ 11:00pm)) in New York City. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/16-4/17/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/16-4/17/2016
by - Apr 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 17, 2016 - Sunday, April 17, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/17- A CATERED AFFAIRSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/17- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2016

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/16/2016
by - Apr 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/16/2016. (more...)

BWW Blog: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Ben Rappaport- They're People. Just Like Us.BWW Blog: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Ben Rappaport- They're People. Just Like Us.
by Guest Blogger: Ben Rappaport - Apr 13, 2016

I must have been an incredibly naive 12 year old. As my family and I were leaving the Marriott Marquis Theatre after a performance of the revival of Annie Get Your Gun, we passed by the stage door. A hoard of people were crowded behind the barricades, eagerly clutching their playbills, sharpies, and cameras in hopes to snag an autograph or photo with Bernadette Peters and Tom Wopat. We were watching from across the street. A security person was guarding the door, and would escort Bernadette and Tom as they made their way through the crowd, greeting their fans. Once they were done, they each got into the back seats of their respective black Lincoln town cars and rode off into the night. What I couldn't wrap my head around, at the time, was....where do they go? (more...)

Opera/Pops Diva N'Kenge Debuts with Sarasota Symphony in THE BEAT GOES ONOpera/Pops Diva N'Kenge Debuts with Sarasota Symphony in THE BEAT GOES ON
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

Master vocalist and Symphony Siren Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) is coming to Sarasota, FL for the first time debuting with conductor Jack Everly at the Sarasota Symphony for the exciting The Beat Goes On show, Friday - Saturday, April 15 - April 16, 2016 (8:00pm). (more...)

Tom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCETom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Tony Award nominated actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) will lead the cast for industry readings of AMERICAN INHERITANCE, a new play by Bob Stewart. (more...)

N'Kenge Joins Jack Everly and BSO Super Pops in BROADWAY DIVAS This SpringN'Kenge Joins Jack Everly and BSO Super Pops in BROADWAY DIVAS This Spring
by Louisa Brady - Mar 20, 2016

Symphony Siren and Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) is continuing to make audiences rise to their feet, as she joins conductor Jack Everly and the BSO Super Pops for the thrilling Broadway Divas show, Thursday - Saturday, March 31 - Saturday, April 2, 2016 (8:00pm) and Sunday, April 3, 2016 (3:00pm). (more...)

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