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BWW Feature: Broadway Couple Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard Launch MARRIED TO BROADWAY Masterclass Tour BWW Feature: Broadway Couple Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard Launch MARRIED TO BROADWAY Masterclass Tour
by Kyle Christopher West on March 25, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Between their two lofty resumes, Broadway husband-and-wife duo Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard have a grand total of 15 Broadway credits to their names. Adding in their multiple film/TV credits and cast recordings, the phrase 'triple threat' couldn't be a better fit to define their talents. And with the skills they've honed on 'the boards,' the couple is eager to support the next generation of Broadway gypsies through their new training program: 'Married to Broadway.' (more...)
Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The American Songbook opens up on Caramoor's Music Room stage for its annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico. (more...)
BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - My Top Five Favorite Things About JULIE'S GREENROOM BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - My Top Five Favorite Things About JULIE'S GREENROOM
by Guest Blogger: Kellie Williams on March 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Julie Andrews' new Netflix series, Julie's Greenroom, premiered last Friday. I didn't expect to like it since it is geared toward younger audiences, but I ended up loving it! It features really catchy songs and many important lessons about all the different parts of the arts: from singing as a group and writing songs together to improv and even clowning. Here are five of my favorite things about the show:  (more...)
Random Farms Kids' Theater Announces Broadway-Packed Roster for Spring Benefit Concert Random Farms Kids' Theater Announces Broadway-Packed Roster for Spring Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The Random Farms Kids' Theater, based in Westchester, NY, will host a benefit concert entitled Random Broadway on Monday, April 3 at 7pm, featuring performers from the Broadway community and beyond. (more...)
THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Play Purchase College THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Play Purchase College
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

One of the greatest storytellers of his generation, James Lecesne (the writer of the Academy Award-Winning film Trevor), portrays every character in a small Jersey Shore town as they unravel the story of Leonard Pelkey, a tenaciously optimistic and flamboyant 14-year-old boy. (more...)
Joe Brancato Starts Fifth Decade as Penguin Rep Artistic Director Joe Brancato Starts Fifth Decade as Penguin Rep Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Joe Brancato was a high school English and drama teacher in 1977 when he peered into an abandoned 1880's hay barn in Stony Point, New York, and visualized his future: a theatre of his own. (more...)
New Rochelle Opera To Honor Maestro Anton Coppola New Rochelle Opera To Honor Maestro Anton Coppola
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

New Rochelle Opera, celebrating 32 years of bringing quality opera to Westchester County, will honor Maestro Anton Coppola at its Annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. The annual event is the Company's largest fundraiser. (more...)
Downstairs Cabaret Announces Return Engagement of A TWIST OF LEMMON Downstairs Cabaret Announces Return Engagement of A TWIST OF LEMMON
by BWW News Desk on March 18, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is pleased to announce a Limited 2-Week-Only Return Engagement of: A TWIST OF LEMMON, April 6 - April 15, 2017. A Twist of Lemmon chronicles the lifelong journey of Chris Lemmon and his world-famous father, actor Jack Lemmon (more...)
BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - Broadway on a Budget BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - Broadway on a Budget
by Guest Blogger: Kellie Williams on March 17, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Broadway shows are amazing, and if I could I'd see one every day. But since I'm a student on a budget, I have to keep my eyes peeled for more cost effective ways to see theatre in NYC. Here are my tips: (more...)
Purchase College to Welcome Rafael Ferrer for Voiceover Intensive Purchase College to Welcome Rafael Ferrer for Voiceover Intensive
by BWW News Desk on March 13, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Purchase College, SUNY will welcome professional voiceover actor Rafael Ferrer from March 25 through May 13 to teach the Voiceover Intensive course. (more...)
Stage Door Play Reading Series Returns to Irvington Town Hall Theater Stage Door Play Reading Series Returns to Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk on March 09, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Irvington Town Hall Theater's Stage Door Series will present a reading of The Burning of New York by award-winning playwright Samuel Harps on Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 pm. Now in its third season, the series produces staged readings of original works complete with a Q&A afterwards with the playwright and actors. Without the technical aspects of a fully-staged show, the series offers a unique and exciting way to hear new voices in theater and be up close with the thought process that goes into writing a play.  (more...)
Irvington Town Hall Theater's 'Best of Film' Series to Return with THINGS TO COME Irvington Town Hall Theater's 'Best of Film' Series to Return with THINGS TO COME
by BWW News Desk on March 10, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Irvington Town Hall Theater's Best of Film Series will present a special screening of Things To Come ('L'Avenir') today, March 10 at 7:30 pm. Now in its eighth season, the series produces film events that bring award-winning independent, documentary, foreign and classic feature films to Irvington's big screen in high definition, digital technology.   (more...)
Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA for 200th Production Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA for 200th Production
by BWW News Desk on March 07, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA's songs from "Dancing Queen" and "S.O.S." to "Money, Money, Money" and "Take a Chance on Me," Mamma Mia, is a celebration of mothers and daughters, old friends and new family found. Following the production's epic 14-year run on Broadway. Mamma Mia! is on the WBT stage March 23 through June 25, 2017. (more...)
The Arc Stages Community Stage to Present THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM The Arc Stages Community Stage to Present THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
by BWW News Desk on March 03, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Pleasantville theatre company Arc Stages announces The Robber Bridegroom as the spring show for their Community Stage. (more...)
Arc Stages Announces SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED as Part of Cabaret Series Arc Stages Announces SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED as Part of Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk on March 04, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages announces Sondheim Unplugged, as part of The Next Stage Cabaret Series. (more...)
Broadway Training Center to Stage Thrilling Adventure PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Broadway Training Center to Stage Thrilling Adventure PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk on March 01, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Broadway Training Center of Westchester, one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present 'Peter and The Star Catcher,' March 31 through April 2 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington, N.Y. (more...)
Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' Coming to Peekskill, NY Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' Coming to Peekskill, NY
by BWW News Desk on March 01, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner is coming to Westchester County! Laurie will bring her Greatest Hits Solo Tour to the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill, NY at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. (more...)
A LESSON BEFORE DYING Opens at Elmwood Playhouse A LESSON BEFORE DYING Opens at Elmwood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on March 01, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY will be presenting 'A Lesson Before Dying', written by Romulus Linney and directed by Kathy Gnazzo. 'A Lesson Before Dying' is a bold and moving statement about the link between learning and dignity. "A Lesson Before Dying' runs March 17th thru April 8th Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm with an additional performance on Thursday April 6th at 8pm. Tickets are $24 / $21 Seniors and Students. (more...)
Frank Wildhorn, Constantine Maroulis, Carrie Manolakos and More to Sing for Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley Frank Wildhorn, Constantine Maroulis, Carrie Manolakos and More to Sing for Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley
by BWW News Desk on February 27, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Returning for a second year in a row, legendary Broadway composer and songwriter Frank Wildhorn will headline one of the year's much anticipated concerts to benefit Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley at 8 PM, Friday, April 7 at the historic Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY. (more...)
Lighthouse Youth Theatre Sets Date for 9th Annual Alex H. Urban Memorial Scholarship Luncheon Lighthouse Youth Theatre Sets Date for 9th Annual Alex H. Urban Memorial Scholarship Luncheon
by BWW News Desk on February 27, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Lighthouse Youth Theatre's 9th Annual Alex H. Urban Memorial Scholarship Luncheon will be held on Saturday, April 29th at The Westchester Marriott (670 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown NY 10591) from 1 to 5 p.m. (more...)
Ami Brabson to Bring PHENOMENAL WOMAN to Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College Ami Brabson to Bring PHENOMENAL WOMAN to Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College
by BWW News Desk on February 24, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

NiCori Studios and Productions announces Ami Brabson's one woman cabaret show, PHENOMENAL WOMAN, which will be featured as the grand finale of the black history month events at the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, NJ.   (more...)
Irvington Town Hall Theater's 'Best of Film' Series to Return with THINGS TO COME Irvington Town Hall Theater's 'Best of Film' Series to Return with THINGS TO COME
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Irvington Town Hall Theater's Best of Film Series will present a special screening of Things To Come ('L'Avenir') on Friday, March 10 at 7:30 pm. Now in its eighth season, the series produces film events that bring award-winning independent, documentary, foreign and classic feature films to Irvington's big screen in high definition, digital technology.   (more...)
Internationally Renowned Pianist Byron Janis To Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Piano Students Internationally Renowned Pianist Byron Janis To Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Piano Students
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues with pianist Byron Janis on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 2:00 pm, (rescheduled from February 5, 2017) at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale. An internationally renowned pianist, Mr. Janis will coach HBMS piano students in the second of eight master classes to be given during the 2016-2017 season. The public is invited to observe the Master Class free of charge. (more...)
Celebrated Violinist Aaron Rosand to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Violin Students Celebrated Violinist Aaron Rosand to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Violin Students
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

The 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues with violinist Aaron Rosand on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 2:00 pm, at the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale. An internationally celebrated violinist, Mr. Rosand will coach HBMS violin students in the third of eight master classes to be given during the 2016-2017 season. The public is invited to observe the Master Class free of charge. (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Violinist Anca Nicolau Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Violinist Anca Nicolau
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Rockland / Westchester

Violinist Anca Nicolau performs a program of Bach, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 7:30 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Nicolau are fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member cellist Maxine Neuman and guest artist, pianist Steven Lubin. Program subject to change. (more...)