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LIKE BREATHING: MUSICAL THEATRE SONGS FOR A NEW GENERATION Set for Cafe l'Artere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

LIKE BREATHING: MUSICAL THEATRE SONGS FOR A NEW GENERATION, a special one-night cabaret of contemporary musical theatre songs by the new generation of up-and-coming show composers, will take place tonight, Friday, July 11, 2014 at 8:00PM at Cafe l'Artere, 7000 avenue du Parc, Montreal. (more...)

NAMT Awards Grants to Goodspeed Musicals, The Public Theater, 5th Avenue Theatre and More
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

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 sixth year, the Fund will provide grants totaling $35,500 to nine organizations across the country. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 04, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Second Stage's LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Closes Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre closes its production of James Lapineand William Finn's new musical comedy, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE today, Sunday, December 15. The musical has broken box office records for Second Stage Theatre, earning the highest pre-opening advance in the company's 35-year history. (more...)

Manu Narayan Matt Leisy & More Set for DATING NEW YORK Concert at Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Big Thunder Productions presents: Dating New York, tonight, December 3 at 9:30pm. The holiday season can be tough for singles. Christmas parties, family dinners, the constant questions about if/who/why-aren't-you are dating someone. Big Thunder presents Dating New York, a concert cabaret of fresh pop and beautiful contemporary jazz music by new composers about the love (and hate) for dating in NYC, sung by an intoxicating array of NYC's hottest Singles. (more...)

Rob Shapiro's 1 NIGHT ONLY: A HANUKKAH JAMBOREE Plays 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Rob Shapiro's '1 Night Only: A Hanukkah Jamboree' tonight, November 26, 2013. (more...)

Manu Narayan Matt Leisy & More Set for DATING NEW YORK Concert at Laurie Beechman, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Big Thunder Productions presents: Dating New York, Tuesday December 3 at 9:30pm. The holiday season can be tough for singles. Christmas parties, family dinners, the constant questions about if/who/why-aren't-you are dating someone. Big Thunder presents Dating New York, a concert cabaret of fresh pop and beautiful contemporary jazz music by new composers about the love (and hate) for dating in NYC, sung by an intoxicating array of NYC's hottest Singles. (more...)

Daniel Breaker, Ariana DeBose, Hannah Elless & More to Join Daniel Mate at 54 Below, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Daniel Mate and Friends on December 6th, 2013. Join 2013 Kleban Award-winning songwriter Daniel Mate and a group of top-notch singing actors for an evening of eclectic, insightful, and thoroughly contagious theater songs. With astonishing lyrical flair and musical influences ranging from Cole Porter to Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan to Wu- Tang Clan, Funkadelic to Soundgarden, Mate's acclaimed and genre-hopping songs have been heralded by theater veterans and a new generation of audiences alike. This intimate evening will feature performances by Tony Award Nominee Daniel Breaker (Passing Strange, Love's Labour's Lost), Heath Calvert (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Nobody Loves You), Ariana DeBose (Motown, Bring It On), Hannah Elless (Godspell, The Other Josh Cohen), Grace McLean (Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812), Jason 'Sweettooth' Williams (Bloodsong of Love), and Mate himself. (more...)

Rob Shapiro's 1 NIGHT ONLY: A HANUKKAH JAMBOREE to Play 54 Below, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2013

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Rob Shapiro's '1 Night Only: A Hanukkah Jamboree' on November 26, 2013. It's time for another Jewish holiday! Back after a sold out performance at Ars Nova's ANT Fest, Rob Shapiro and friends present 1 Night Only: A Hanukkah Jamboree. Join musical Maccabees Mara Jill Herman, Drew Hirshfield, Melanie Hopkins, Ally Bonino and Sam Heldt to witness the great trials endured by Mattathias and his sons, the miracle of oil and the ancient art of driedel spinning! Tell your bubbe you will celebrate the Festival of Lights at 54 Below with prizes, menorahs, and shiksas, oh my! Directed by Leah Bonvissuto, the show will also feature special guests Rachel Sklar, Daniel Mate, and Alexis Field. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre Extends LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Through 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre will extend its production of James Lapine and William Finn's new musical comedy, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, by one week, now playing through Sunday, December 15. The musical has broken box office records for Second Stage Theatre, earning the highest pre-opening advance in the company's 35-year history. (more...)

CAP21 Writers Residency Opens for Submissions for January 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Applications are now being accepted for the January 2014 installment of the tri­annual CAP21 Writers Residency , focusing on new musicals. The CAP21 Writers Residency is offered by CAP21 as an opportunity for a concentrated time and place to be artistically productive in a focused atmosphere while remaining in NYC . It will take place for a 1­2 week period ( Jan 6th ­ 17 ) depending on the needs of the writers. During the length of the residency, selected writing teams are provided a beautiful studio space at CAP21 in New York City , complete with a piano and wireless internet , between the hours of 10am and 6pm , Monday through Friday . (more...)

SONG MOMENTS: DANIEL MATE IN CONCERT Set for NYMF Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

The New York Musical Theater Festival presents a one-night-only staged concert featuring the music and lyrics of the 2013 Kleban Award-winning writer Daniel Mate tonight, July 15th, with performances at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Daniel Mate and Alan Gordon Receive 2013 Kleban Prize
by Walter McBride - Jun 25, 2013

Yesterday, the Kleban Foundation presented the 23rd annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist to Daniel Mate and the 23rd annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist to Alan Gordon. Check out photos from the special ceremony below! (more...)

Hannah Elless, George Salazar & More Set for SONG MOMENTS: DANIEL MATE IN CONCERT at NYMF, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The New York Musical Theater Festival will present a one-night-only staged concert featuring the music and lyrics of the 2013 Kleban Award-winning writer Daniel Mate on Monday July 15th with performances at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inaugural Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Wraps with Musical Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

One month ago, 35 gifted lyricists, composers and librettists took up residency at Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, CT for the first ever Johnny Mercer Writers Colony to participate in an environment of discovery and inspiration. Working in teams and housed in specially constructed quintessential New England two story cottages each equipped with a piano, the teams worked on over 30 musicals during the course of the month. On Saturday February 16, the residency program concluded with a Salon as had been done each week featuring a sparkling sampler of new musicals that were worked on throughout the month. Scroll below for photos from the event! (more...)

35 Writers Head to Goodspeed Musicals' First-Ever Musical Theatre Writers Colony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

A total of 35 established and emerging writers, composers and lyricists will converge on the Goodspeed campus this month to participate in the first-ever Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing more than twenty new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

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