Tony Yazbeck News

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March 14
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@tonyyazbeck - 7/24/14 07:58am My show @54Below is coming up soon! Starting August 11th. I hope to see you all there for a night of song and dance! http://t.co/bBGGHMhyrV


@tonyyazbeck - 7/24/14 07:47am Hi Friends! Please come see my show at 54Below starting August 11th. I promise you some great song and dance.... http://t.co/wqdg4DEdGA


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BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!
by Ken Womble - Jul 25, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Jose Llana! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Debra Monk!
by Ken Womble - Jul 18, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). In anticipation of the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Debra Monk! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/14 - PUMP BOYS & DINETTES, 'WIDOW' at Powerhouse, 'LOVE' at WTF, 'FIDDLER' at Goodspeed and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 16, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Encores! Off-Center's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES opens tonight, and the regional theatre scene explodes tonight with Kyra Sedgwick starring in Powerhouse's THE DANISH WIDOW, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF opening at Goodspeed, and LIVING ON LOVE making its world premiere with Renee Fleming in Williamstown! (more...)

Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead KISS ME, KATE at BBC Proms This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate. Joining John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra, Broadway stalwarts Ben Davis, Alexandra Silber, Tony Yazbeck and West End star Louise Dearman lead the cast in an irreverent reworking of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew -- a play within a play. This is the BBC Proms debut for all four performers as they sing the energetic score in its original 1948 arrangement. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 5-11
by Louisa Brady - Jul 11, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include an Independence Day performance from ON THE TOWN, the first concert in the BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK series, the 11,000th performance of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Stars of Broadway-Bound ON THE TOWN in New Promo!
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2014

This fall, one of America's classic musical comedies is back on Broadway - ON THE TOWN! Below, check out a promo for the show filmed throughout New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: FOX's SYTYCD Opens with Iconic Number from Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

On The Town choreographer Joshua Bergasse choreographed a performance of the show's iconic opening number, 'New York, New York,' featuring the Top 20 finalists. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Stars Perform at Nathan's Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest!
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 04, 2014

We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate today than joining the cast of On The Town to celebrate Independence Day at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest with a special performance. On The Town stars Clyde Alves, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Tony Yazbeck performed the famous opening number 'New York, New York', posed with fans (and hot dogs) and more... (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TOWN to Offer Role to Winner of FOX's SYTYCD Season 11!
by TV News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Broadway's ON THE TOWN and FOX's 'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE' are teaming up to offer the winner of Season 11 a role in this fall's highly anticipated Broadway revival, marking an exciting new addition to the TV series' prize. (more...)

Joel B. New Talks Development of STANDALONE in Minisode Series; Recording Gets 7/21 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

In the first of three minisodes, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New discusses the development history of his song cycle, STANDALONE. Special vocal cameos by Carrie Love, David Burnham (The Light in the Piazza), Rachel Louise Thomas, Tony Yazbeck (On the Town), Dan Radzikowski, Roy Lightner, Shain Fike, Erin McCracken, and Nicole Wolf. The minisode series is a countdown to the premiere recording of STANDALONE, set to be released on Monday, July 21st. (more...)

Photo Flash: ON THE TOWN Stars Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Clyde Alves Go Overboard in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

ON THE TOWN, the musical comedy love letter to New York City, is set to begin previews on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and officially open on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The show's star trio Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves has disembarked in New York City and took to the streets today in uniform -- check out photos (via Instagram) of their tour of the city below! (more...)

Megan Fairchild, Alysha Umphress and Elizabeth Stanley Join Cast of Broadway-Bound ON THE TOWN!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The producers of ON THE TOWN announced today that Megan Fairchild(New York City Ballet Principal Dancer), Alysha Umphress (American Idiot) and Elizabeth Stanley (Company) will join the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony AwardŽ for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash'). Fairchild, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, will make her Broadway debut playing 'Ivy Smith'. Umphress will play 'Hildy' and Stanley will play 'Claire', both reprising their performances from last summer's acclaimed Barrington Stage production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lorna Luft Plays Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Broadway at Birdland concert series takes place every Monday at 7pm, followed by the always-extreme open mic, Jim Caruso's Cast Party. Birdland is at 315 West 44 Street in the heart of the Theater District. See www.BirdlandJazz.com for details. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Presents GREAT SONGS FROM FLOP SHOWS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 01, 2014

Even the legendary Broadway gods and goddesses have come face to face with failure. On May 31, June 1, and 2, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to musical theater's most thoroughly panned musical bullion as artistic director and Tony Award-winning lyricist and director David Zippel closes the season with Panning for Gold: Great Songs from Flop Shows. (more...)

25% Off Lorna Luft and Lillias White in Panning for Gold
by Contests - Broadway - May 22, 2014


Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites! Casts of BEAUTIFUL, ROCKY, CABARET & More Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by Walter McBride - May 22, 2014

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented yesterday, May 21st in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/22/14 - Outer Critics Circle, Susan Stroman, PRINCESS, HERO, FABLE, BIKE and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 22, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The 2014 Outer Critics Circle Awards are tonight, Susan Stroman is the guest of honor at this year's New Dramatists spring luncheon, and A LITTLE PRINCESS, AMERICAN HERO, A FABLE and THE VILLAGE BIKE all begin off-Broadway! (more...)

BWW TV: ON THE TOWN's Broadway-Bound Sailors Storm Shubert Alley, Offer Performance Preview
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2014

BWW was on the scene to capture the excitement, including an appearance and brief performance preview from the sailors of the upcoming Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Clyde Alves to Play Sailors in ON THE TOWN Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy, A Chorus Line), Jay Armstrong Johnson (New York Philharmonic's Sweeney Todd, Hands On A Hardbody, Hair), and Clyde Alves (Bullets Over Broadway, Nice Work If You Can Get It) will play the roles of 'Gabey,' 'Chip,' and 'Ozzie' - the sailors on 24-hour shore leave who take on the Big Apple in the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash'). Yazbeck, Johnson, and Alves will reprise their performances from last summer's acclaimed Barrington Stage production. Yazbeck first thrilled audiences with his portrayal of 'Gabey' in John Rando's presentation of ON THE TOWN at City Center Encores in 2008. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim Caruso's CAST PARTY, Including Aaron Ramey, Michele Lee, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Jim Caruso's Cast Party never disappoints music lovers - especially if they are fans of the Broadway scene. (more...)

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