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Beasley, Dirden & More Star, Leon Directs Huntington Theatre's FENCES 9/11-10/11, Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company opens its 28th season - a season of American stories - with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Fences, the sixth chapter of his groundbreaking ten-play cycle about the 20th century African-American experience. Kenny Leon (Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun), acclaimed director and Wilson's final collaborator before his death, returns to the Huntington to helm the production, which stars John Beasley (Two Trains Running, Jitney, 'Everwood'). (more...)

Beasley, Dirden & More Star, Leon Directs Huntington Theatre's FENCES 9/11-10/11, Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company opens its 28th season - a season of American stories - with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Fences, the sixth chapter of his groundbreaking ten-play cycle about the 20th century African-American experience. Kenny Leon (Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun), acclaimed director and Wilson's final collaborator before his death, returns to the Huntington to helm the production, which stars John Beasley (Two Trains Running, Jitney, 'Everwood'). (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Begins At Huntington Theatre Co 11/12-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Beasley, Dirden & More Star, Leon Directs Huntington Theatre's FENCES 9/11-10/11, Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company opens its 28th season - a season of American stories - with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Fences, the sixth chapter of his groundbreaking ten-play cycle about the 20th century African-American experience. Kenny Leon (Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun), acclaimed director and Wilson's final collaborator before his death, returns to the Huntington to helm the production, which stars John Beasley (Two Trains Running, Jitney, 'Everwood'). (more...)

Photo Flash: Huntington Theatre Presents VENGEANCE IS THE LORD'S
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Begins At Huntington Theatre Co 11/12-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joel Grey Celebrates '1.3 - Images from My Phone' at Barnes and Noble Tribeca
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2009

Academy and Tony Award-Winning actor and photographer Joel Grey celebrated the release of his new book, titled 1.3 - Images from My Phone, at Barnes at Noble Tribeca (97 Warren St. at Greenwich St.) on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. The book, published by powerHouse, is Grey's third published book of photographs and will be available in stores nationwide June 2. (more...)

Finneran Wins Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for PROMISES!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Katie Finneran is this year's recipient of the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for PROMISES, PROMISES. (more...)

NCTF Chairman's Awards Gala Honors Joel Grey, Charles Dillingham, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, May 2 at the St. Regis New York hotel (2 East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue). This year, NCTF Chairman James S Turley, Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey (on Broadway this season in Anything Goes and director of Broadway's The Normal Heart), Charles Dillingham (Managing Director, Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles) and BNY Mellon. Accepting the award on behalf of Corporate Honoree will be Gerald Hassell, President. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/BNY MELLON FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

Mann, Carmello, Chamberlin, Hoffman, James and More Join Lane and Neuwirth in THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW - May 11, 2009

Two-time Tony Award winners NATHAN LANE (The Producers, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) and BEBE NEUWIRTH (Chicago, Sweet Charity) will star as Gomez and Morticia in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Produced by Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt and Five Cent Productions, by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, THE ADDAMS FAMILY will open on Broadway Thursday, April 8, 2010 at a Nederlander theatre to be announced. Previews will begin Thursday, March 4, 2010 following a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago that begins November 13. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane Returns to MODERN FAMILY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2011

After guest role on 'Modern Family' last fall, Nathan Lane will reprise his role as Cameron and Mitchell's flamboyant partying friend, Pepper, in the March 23 episode according to Zap2it.com. This time, Mitch [Jesse Tyler Ferguson] and Cam [Eric Stonestreet] go out for a boys night with Pepper and a bunch of their other gay friends. Check out a clip from the episode below! (more...)

Tomlin Hosts NCFT Gala; Honors Lane & Lee, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2010

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, April 19 at the St. Regis New York hotel. This year, NCTF Chairman James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Nathan Lane (returning to Broadway this season in The Addams Family), set designer Eugene Lee (Wicked) and Wells Fargo & Company. Accepting the award on behalf of Wells Fargo will be Joe Kirk, Regional President for New York and Connecticut. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/WELLS FARGO FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

'Broadway Talks' at 92Y Welcomes Liev Schreiber, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

92nd Street Y and Jujamcyn Theaters will present a series of conversations entitled 'Broadway Talks,' featuring some of today's biggest Broadway stars, throughout the spring. The talks will be held as one-on-one conversations with Jujamcyn President, Jordan Roth, and will take place on four separate occasions from March to May. Currently scheduled for talks are Liev Schrieber, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, and Sean Hayes. (more...)

History Premieres 10 WAYS TO KILL BIN LADEN 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010

American efforts to kill or capture Osama bin Laden span more than 10 years and three presidential administrations, yet the elusive terrorist leader has managed to stay alive and in hiding all this time. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jordan Roth Concludes 'Bway Talks' Series with Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2010

Yesterday, June 27, Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, concluded the first season of his multi-evening conversation series, 'Broadway Talks,' with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Among other topics, Roth and Lane discussed his current role in The Addams Family at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). (more...)

Jordan Roth Concludes 'Broadway Talks' Series with Nathan Lane, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, concludes the first season of his multi-evening conversation series, 'Broadway Talks,' with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Among other topics, Roth and Lane will discuss his current role in The Addams Family at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). (more...)

History Premieres 10 WAYS TO KILL BIN LADEN 6/29
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2010

American efforts to kill or capture Osama bin Laden span more than 10 years and three presidential administrations, yet the elusive terrorist leader has managed to stay alive and in hiding all this time. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Katie Finneran Wins 'Featured Actress in a Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

Jordan Roth Concludes 'Broadway Talks' Series with Nathan Lane, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2010

Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, concludes the first season of his multi-evening conversation series, 'Broadway Talks,' with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane. Among other topics, Roth and Lane will discuss his current role in The Addams Family at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street). (more...)

Norm Lewis Comes To Feinstein's 6/1 As Part Of The Actors Fund Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2009

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post will continue its 10th Anniversary with Broadway star, Norm Lewis on Monday, June 1. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Joel Grey - 'Saw 'Next Fall' last night -- it was quite remarkable!'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009

BroadwayWorld.com presents it's newest column, Twitter Watch, which will bring you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking service - Twitter! (more...)

Lane, Esparza, Gasteyer & Krakowski Set for MTC's 'An Intimiate Night' Benefit, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit 'An Intimate Night,' an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show on Monday, January 25, 2010 at The Plaza (Fifth Avenue and Central Park South). (more...)

Minnelli, Holliday, Grey & More Sing 'NEW YORK MOMENTS' with NY Philharmonic 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch will lead the New York Philharmonic in New York Moments, a concert featuring iconic musical moments from Broadway and film, with stars from the stage and screen (in alphabetical order): Ashley Brown, who originated the title role in Mary Poppins on Broadway; Maria Friedman, who played Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Marian in The Woman in White in London; Joel Grey, whose numerous starring roles have included the famous M.C. in Cabaret, on Broadway and in the film; Jennifer Holliday, one of the original Dreamgirls; Liza Minnelli, last seen on Broadway in Liza's at The Palace; Kelli O'Hara and Paulo Szot, stars of the current Lincoln Center Theater production of South Pacific; and 15-year-old up-and-coming singer, Nikki Yanofsky. The concert will take place Monday, April 20, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. All except Mr. Hamlisch and Ms. O'Hara are making their New York Philharmonic debuts. (more...)

Lane, Esparza, Gasteyer & Krakowski Set for MTC's 'An Intimiate Night' Benefit, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2010

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit 'An Intimate Night,' an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show on Monday, January 25, 2010 at The Plaza (Fifth Avenue and Central Park South). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane Visits Letterman!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2011

Tony-Award winning performer Nathan Lane visited 'The Late Show with David Letterman' on Jan. 21. Click below to check out his segment. (more...)

Ardal O'Hanlon, Andrew Nolan, John Rogan Lead Port Authority At Southwark
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2012

Tim Johanson Productions and Ollie Jordan will present a Rhapsody of Words production of Port Authority, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Tom Attenborough. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Return to MODERN FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011

After guest role on 'Modern Family' last fall, Nathan Lane will reprise his role as Cameron and Mitchell's flamboyant partying friend, Pepper, in an upcoming spring episode according to TV Guide. (more...)

Theatre Southwest Presents WONDER OF THE WORLD, Opens 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2010

Theatre Southwest will present their production of David Lindsey-Abaire's play, WONDER OF THE WORLD, beginning December 31st with a special New Years Gala. The show will run through January 23rd. The cast for the production will include James Reed, Stacy A. Spaeth, Ananka Kohnitz, Cheryl Tanner, Brian Heaton, Jeanette Sebesta, and John Kaiser. The show is directed by David Holloway. (more...)

Tony Winner Joel Grey Returns To TV In PRIVATE PRACTICE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2009

Academy and Tony Award-winning actor Joel Grey returns to television in a new episode of ABC's 'Private Practice.' Grey, whose recent TV credits include 'Brothers & Sisters' and a critically acclaimed appearance on FOX's hit drama 'House,' will guest star as Dr. Alexander Ball in the January 22, 2009 episode titled 'Nothing to Fear.' In 'Nothing to Fear,' Violet finds out she's pregnant but isn't sure who the father is; Addison struggles with her own guilty conscience after her kiss with Wyatt; and Sam and Pete clash when an old friend and colleague (Grey) asks them to help him die. Meanwhile Charlotte proposes marriage to Cooper. 'Private Practice' stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder, Audra McDonald as Dr. Naomi Bennett, Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman, KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King, Chris Lowell as William Dell Parker, with Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett and Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner. 'Private Practice' airs on ABC-TV from 10:01 - 11:00 p.m. For more information, visit http://abc.go.com/primetime/privatepractice. (more...)

Joel Grey Guests on ABC's PRIVATE PRACTICE 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2009

Academy and Tony Award-winning actor Joel Grey returns to television in a new episode of ABC's 'Private Practice.' Grey, whose recent TV credits include 'Brothers & Sisters' and a critically acclaimed appearance on FOX's hit drama 'House,' will guest star as Dr. Alexander Ball in the January 22, 2009 episode titled 'Nothing to Fear.' In 'Nothing to Fear,' Violet finds out she's pregnant but isn't sure who the father is; Addison struggles with her own guilty conscience after her kiss with Wyatt; and Sam and Pete clash when an old friend and colleague (Grey) asks them to help him die. Meanwhile Charlotte proposes marriage to Cooper. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Talkback Tuesdays' at CHICAGO with Joel Grey
by Peter James Zielinski - Jan 21, 2009

The Broadway company of CHICAGO is pleased to announce additional offerings for its expanded 'Talkback Tuesdays' program, the new series offering a post-show discussion and audience Q&A session with members of the Broadway company of the record-breaking hit musical. Designed to provide theatergoers with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of CHICAGO, the nlast 'Talkback Tuesdays' on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 offered a chat with Tony Award winner and the revival's original Amos Hart, Joel Grey. BroadwayWorld's cameras were there to capture the post show razzle dazzle! Tickets for performances are available by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Ambassador Theatre Box Office, located at 219 W. 49th St. Regular Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Now celebrating twelve glorious years of girls, glitz and glamour on the Great White Way, the record-breaking smash hit musical CHICAGO is currently the eighth longest-running production in Broadway history, as well as Broadway's longest-running musical revival...and it shows no sign of ever slowing down! (more...)

ON BORROWED TIME Comes To Actors Net At Bucks County 1/15/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2010

On Borrowed Time -- The Actors' NET of Bucks County starts off the New Year with a classic fantasy drama, Paul Osborn's On Borrowed Time. (more...)

Upcoming Script in Hand Playreadings Held at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

"Morning's at Seven" by Paul Osborn, will be read in the Script in Hand series at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, February 13, 7 p.m. Part of "Winter at the Playhouse," the series will continue with "Stage Struck," an inventive comedy/thriller by Simon Gray, on Monday, March 12, 7 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actors' NET of Bucks County Presents ON BORROWED TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Borrowed Time January 15 -31, 2010. Paul Osborn's stage adaptation of the L.E. Watkins novel. An old man traps death itself up a tree and refuses to let it down. (more...)

'Broadway Talks' at 92Y Hosts Schreiber, Lane, Linney & Hayes this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

92nd Street Y and Jujamcyn Theaters will present a series of conversations entitled 'Broadway Talks,' featuring some of today's biggest Broadway stars, throughout the spring. The talks will be held as one-on-one conversations with Jujamcyn President, Jordan Roth, and will take place on four separate occasions from March to May. Currently scheduled for talks are Liev Schrieber, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, and Sean Hayes. (more...)

Katie Finneran's Baby Has Arrived
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2011

Tony Award winning actress Katie Finneran gave birth child Ty Michael Goldstein on February 3, 2011. (more...)

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Lane Celebrates His Birthday with Ebersole at the Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009

On Tuesday, February 3rd, beloved star of stage and screen Nathan Lane, celebrated his birthday at The Cafe Carlyle in Manhattan by taking in a performance of Christine Ebersole's acclaimed cabaret concert. Ms. Ebersole sang 'Happy Birthday' to Mr. Lane in the style of Marilyn Monroe. Also in attendance at the event were Rupert Everett, Michael Blakemore, Rob Ashford, Chris Noth, Anne Kaufman Schneider (playwright George S. Kaufman's daughter), Scott Wittman and Andrea Martin. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for Minnelli, Holliday, Grey & More Sing 'NEW YORK MOMENTS' with NY Philharmonic 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch will lead the New York Philharmonic in New York Moments, a concert featuring iconic musical moments from Broadway and film, with stars from the stage and screen (in alphabetical order): Ashley Brown, who originated the title role in Mary Poppins on Broadway; Maria Friedman, who played Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Marian in The Woman in White in London; Joel Grey, whose numerous starring roles have included the famous M.C. in Cabaret, on Broadway and in the film; Jennifer Holliday, one of the original Dreamgirls; Liza Minnelli, last seen on Broadway in Liza's at The Palace; Kelli O'Hara and Paulo Szot, stars of the current Lincoln Center Theater production of South Pacific; and 15-year-old up-and-coming singer, Nikki Yanofsky. The concert will take place Monday, April 20, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. All except Mr. Hamlisch and Ms. O'Hara are making their New York Philharmonic debuts. (more...)

Theatre Southwest Presents WONDER OF THE WORLD, Opens 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2009

Theatre Southwest will present their production of David Lindsey-Abaire's play, WONDER OF THE WORLD, beginning December 31st with a special New Years Gala. The show will run through January 23rd. The cast for the production will include James Reed, Stacy A. Spaeth, Ananka Kohnitz, Cheryl Tanner, Brian Heaton, Jeanette Sebesta, and John Kaiser. The show is directed by David Holloway. (more...)

ON BORROWED TIME Comes To Actors Net At Bucks County 1/15/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2009

On Borrowed Time -- The Actors' NET of Bucks County starts off the New Year with a classic fantasy drama, Paul Osborn's On Borrowed Time. (more...)

Theatre Southwest Presents WONDER OF THE WORLD, Opens 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2009

Theatre Southwest will present their production of David Lindsey-Abaire's play, WONDER OF THE WORLD, beginning December 31st with a special New Years Gala. The show will run through January 23rd. The cast for the production will include James Reed, Stacy A. Spaeth, Ananka Kohnitz, Cheryl Tanner, Brian Heaton, Jeanette Sebesta, and John Kaiser. The show is directed by David Holloway. (more...)

Tony Goldwyn, Katie Finneran & Brooks Ashmanskas Join PROMISES, PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2009

Acclaimed actor/director Tony Goldwyn will star as J.D. Sheldrake, with Tony Award winner Katie Finneran as Marge MacDougall, and Tony award nominee Brooks Ashmanskas as Mr. Dobitch, joining Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes and Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth in the musical comedy PROMISES, PROMISES at the Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway). Previews will begin Saturday, March 27th, 2010, at 8pm, with an opening night of Sunday, April 25th, 2010. The first-ever Broadway revival of PROMISES, PROMISES is produced by Broadway Across America (John Gore, Thomas B. McGrath, Beth Williams), Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Candy Spelling, Pat Addiss and The Weinstein Company. (more...)

Ardal O'Hanlon, Andrew Nolan, John Rogan Lead Port Authority At Southwark
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

Tim Johanson Productions and Ollie Jordan will present a Rhapsody of Words production of Port Authority, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Tom Attenborough. (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Closes At Huntington Theatre Co 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Beasley, Dirden & More Star, Leon Directs Huntington Theatre's FENCES 9/11-10/11, Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company opens its 28th season - a season of American stories - with August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Fences, the sixth chapter of his groundbreaking ten-play cycle about the 20th century African-American experience. Kenny Leon (Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun), acclaimed director and Wilson's final collaborator before his death, returns to the Huntington to helm the production, which stars John Beasley (Two Trains Running, Jitney, 'Everwood'). (more...)

Nathan Lane to Guest Star on Modern Family
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

TV Guide is reporting that ADDAMS FAMILY star Nathan Lane will guest star early this fall on the hit ABC show Modern Family (which is home to fellow Broadway baby Jesse Tyler Ferguson) playing a friend to the characters of Cameron and Mitchell. (more...)

Joel Grey, Charles Dillingham Honored at NCTF 2011 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2011

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, May 2 at the St. Regis New York hotel (2 East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue). This year, NCTF Chairman James S Turley, Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey (on Broadway this season inAnything Goes and director of The Normal Heart), recipient of the Theater Artist Award, presented by Anything Goes director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall; Charles Dillingham (Managing Director, Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles), recipient of the Theater Professional Award, presented by Benjamin Moore (Managing Director of Seattle Repertory Theatre) and Richard Thomas (Race on Broadway and The Public's Timon of Athens); and BNY Mellon, recipient of the Corporate Leadership Award, presented by Tony Award-winning stage and film actress Anika Noni Rose. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/BNY MELLON FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

Minnelli, Holliday, Grey & More Sing 'NEW YORK MOMENTS' with NY Philharmonic 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch will lead the New York Philharmonic in New York Moments, a concert featuring iconic musical moments from Broadway and film, with stars from the stage and screen (in alphabetical order): Ashley Brown, who originated the title role in Mary Poppins on Broadway; Maria Friedman, who played Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd and Marian in The Woman in White in London; Joel Grey, whose numerous starring roles have included the famous M.C. in Cabaret, on Broadway and in the film; Jennifer Holliday, one of the original Dreamgirls; Liza Minnelli, last seen on Broadway in Liza's at The Palace; Kelli O'Hara and Paulo Szot, stars of the current Lincoln Center Theater production of South Pacific; and 15-year-old up-and-coming singer, Nikki Yanofsky. The concert will take place Monday, April 20, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. All except Mr. Hamlisch and Ms. O'Hara are making their New York Philharmonic debuts. (more...)

Tomlin Hosts NCFT Gala; Honors Lane & Lee, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, April 19 at the St. Regis New York hotel. This year, NCTF Chairman James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Nathan Lane (returning to Broadway this season in The Addams Family), set designer Eugene Lee (Wicked) and Wells Fargo & Company. Accepting the award on behalf of Wells Fargo will be Joe Kirk, Regional President for New York and Connecticut. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/WELLS FARGO FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

NCTF Chairman's Awards Gala Honors Joel Grey, Charles Dillingham, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, May 2 at the St. Regis New York hotel (2 East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue). This year, NCTF Chairman James S Turley, Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey (on Broadway this season in Anything Goes and director of Broadway's The Normal Heart), Charles Dillingham (Managing Director, Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles) and BNY Mellon. Accepting the award on behalf of Corporate Honoree will be Gerald Hassell, President. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/BNY MELLON FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

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