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A JEW GROWS IN BROOKLYN Comes to Chicago's North Shore Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2008

Jake Ehrenreich's autobiographical 'comedy musical', A Jew Grows in Brooklyn comes to the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts (9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie) for a limited one-week engagement this November. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Valarie Pettiford at the Upright Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2008

Upright Cabaret at Mark's Restaurant was filled to the brim with two sold-out star-studded audiences as Valarie Pettiford took to the stage with her new show inspired by the things she is thankful for in her life; including her well deserved Tony Nomination in 'Fosse', her family whom she said 'filled her life with music' and of course, her fans who have supported her on her journey from her first job in the legendary film 'The Wiz' to her work in UPN's 'Half and Half.' (more...)

Broadway Dims Marquees and Mourns Gerald Schoenfeld
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2008

Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization, Inc., a theatre organization engaged in the ownership and operation of legitimate theatres in New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. died suddenly at his home in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 25, according to Sam Rudy, a spokesperson for The Shubert Organization. Mr. Schoenfeld was 84 years old. (more...)

BWW TV: Gerald Schoenfeld - Man of the Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2008

Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization, Inc., passed away suddenly at his home in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 25th. Mr. Schoenfeld was 84 years old. (more...)

Valarie Pettiford Stars in 'Thankful' at Upright Cabaret 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2008

Upright Cabaret presents Tony-nominated actress Valarie Pettiford in her new show, 'Thankful,' directed by Ron Abel and written and directed by David Galligan at Mark's Restaurant in Hollywood. Accompanied by a stellar band, Pettiford blends a mixture of jazz, classic standards and musical theater. (more...)

Carlos De Oliveira Joins Pettiford's 'Thankful' at Upright Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2008

Tony Nominated VALARIE PETTIFORD will be joined by Brazilian percussionist CARLOS DE OLIVEIRA as her special guest for VALARIE PETTIFORD's THANKFUL at Upright Cabaret at Mark's Restaurant this Friday and Saturday, Nov 14-15, 2008 at 9pm. (more...)

Whitefire Theatre Adds Performance for BLOOD BROTHERS, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2008

Producer Laura Coker has announced an added performance for Blood Brothers, the Olivier Award-winning, Tony-nominated musical drama by Willy Russell on Sunday, November 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

Amas Musical Theater Presents NO, NO NANETTE At Hudson Guild 5/8-5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009

Amas Musical Theatre, The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, Donna Trinkoff/Producing Artistic Director To present NO, NO NANETTE May 8 - May 17 at Hudson Guild Theatre. (more...)

LuPone Joins Patinkin In Ohio For 'An Evening' 5/5-5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2009

Finally appearing together again after their Tony Award® winning performances in Evita, Patti LuPone joins Mandy Patinkin onstage for An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. These Broadway legends will bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert to the Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare for 16 performances only, May 5 - 17, 2009. (more...)

NO, NO NANETTE Transports Hudson Guild Audiences To The Roaring 20s 5/8-5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2009

No, No Nanette, a musical comedy by Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach is a light-hearted, knee slappin', toe tappin' romp back to the Roaring Twenties. Jimmy Smith is in and out of a whole mess of trouble the trouble on a summer weekend at Chickadee Cottage. Included in the score are two of the most famous show tunes ever written: Tea for Two and I Want to Be Happy. You'll be singin' and Dancin' from your seats! (more...)

Tony Nominee Valarie Pettiford Sings Abel/Steffan, Mondays in May at Metropolitan Room
by LA News Desk - May 11, 2009

Tony Nominee Valarie Pettiford will present a series of shows entitled 'Valarie Pettiford - The Concert' with songwriting duo Ron Abel and Chuck Steffan beginning May 4 at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan. (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...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Eric Hatch, a Jet All the Way
by Adrienne Onofri - May 1, 2009

'West Side Story' is Eric's 4th Broadway show and, he says, 'the pinnacle of dancing' in all musical theater. (more...)

NO, NO NANETTE Brings The Roaring Twenties To Hudson Guild Theater 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2009

It's Spring and just in time for a light-hearted, knee slappin', toe tappin' romp back to the Roaring Twenties. With two of the most famous show tunes ever written - Tea for Two and I Want to Be Happy (who doesn't!) - You'll be singin' and Dancin' from your seats! MAY 8 - MAY 17 - EIGHT PERFORMANCES ONLY! (more...)

Samuels is 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill' at MTC MainStage 4/24 -5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2009

MTC MainStage Studio Theatre presents 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill' by Lanie Robertson. Starring Gayle Samuels from Broadway's 'Dreamgirls,' Dancin',' and 'Sunset Blvd.' as Billie Holiday, the show runs April 24 - May 3, 2009. Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

LuPone Joins Patinkin In Ohio For 'An Evening' 5/5-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2009

Finally appearing together again after their Tony Award® winning performances in Evita, Patti LuPone joins Mandy Patinkin onstage for An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. These Broadway legends will bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert to the Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare for 16 performances only, May 5 - 17, 2009. (more...)

Goldberg, Busch, Lypsinka & Batt Bring Kirkwood's LEGENDS! to Life in One Night Only Benefit Reading 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2009

Friends In Deed will present a legendary trio as Charles Busch, Whoopi Goldberg and Lypsinka star in the first-ever New York presentation of the infamous Broadway-play-that-wasn't, LEGENDS!. Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner James Kirkwood (A Chorus Line), the play will be presented in a special One Night Only staged reading benefit on Monday evening, March 23 at 8PM at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

'A Jew Grows In Brooklyn'
by Beau Higgins - Jan 9, 2009

Join author/star Jake Ehrenreich and four singer musicians on a musical journey of Jake's life from Brooklyn to the Catskills to Rock 'N Roll to Broadway in the hugely popular and critically acclaimed A Jew Grows in Brooklyn (more...)

The 2009 Nightlife Awards
by Jena Tesse Fox - Jan 31, 2009

The Siegels brought their acceptance-speechless awards ceremony back to Town Hall for a delightful sampling of the best nightlife New York has to offer. (more...)

January 2009 First-Ever DVD Roundup
by Naomi Plume - Jan 28, 2009

The DVDs featured in this initial roundup are all over the map, but I'm sure that there's something here for everyone. (more...)

Tommy Tune Just Keeps On Dancing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

Tommy Tune doesn't let his age slow him down as he continues to perform and make waves dancing on The Great White Way and all around America. On January 23 and 24 Tommy Tune performed 'Tommy Tune in Steps in Time: A Broadway Biography in Song and Dance' at the Strathmore. Tommy Tune in Steps in Time: A Broadway Biography in Song and Dance Featuring the Manhattan Rhythm Kings. With an unprecedented nine Tony Awards in four categories, Tommy Tune's credentials are impressive, but it's his effortless charm that brings audiences back again and again. 'The last genuine song-and-dance man' (Variety), Tune is top-hatted, white-tied, and tailed for this delicious evening of show standards, with the Manhattan Rhythm Kings trio providing impeccable accompaniment. On November 12, 2003, The President of The United States presented Tommy Tune with the nations' highest honor for Artistic Achievement, The National Medal of Arts. In a private ceremony in the oval office of the White House, Mr. Tune received this honor to add to his already unprecedented nine Tony Awards in four different categories plus, among other accolades, eight Drama Desk Awards, two Obie Awards, two Astaire Awards, the American Dance Award, the Drama League Award, and the George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement. (more...)

Gerald Schoenfeld Invitation-Only Memorial to be Held at the Majestic 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2009

Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization, Inc., a theatre organization engaged in the ownership and operation of legitimate theatres in New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. died suddenly at his home in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008. Mr. Schoenfeld was 84 years old. The New York Post's Liz Smith has reported that there will be a special memorial celebrating the last Mr. Schoenfeld on Feb. 9th, at 1 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre. The tribute is by invitation-only. A vibrant and vital figure on Broadway for more than five decades, Mr. Schoenfeld served as Chairman of The Shubert Organization since 1972. The Shubert Organization has been an essential factor in the production of such distinguished theatrical attractions as INDISCRETIONS, DIRTY BLONDE, PASSION, THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, AMADEUS, NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, CATS, Jerome Robbins' BROADWAY, Dancin', AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', DREAMGIRLS, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, SKYLIGHT, CLOSER, THE BLUE ROOM, AMY'S VIEW, DANCE OF DEATH, last season's PASSING STRANGE and the current Broadway revival of EQUUS. During his tenure, Mr. Schoenfeld committed the Organization to a vigorous participation in community and civic affairs and was a leader in the successful effort to revitalize and enhance the image of Times Square and Midtown. The Organization is also actively engaged in supporting the Board of Education of the City of New York in the reintroduction of art and culture K through 12 in the city's public schools. Mr. Schoenfeld served as Chairman of the Mayor's Midtown Citizens Committee. (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Runs 2/5-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009

As the season of romance is upon us, Ray of Light Theatre continues its astronomical 2008/2009 season with I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change. A laugh-inducing, award-winning musical comedy about love in the suburbs, this stage sensation has been described as 'Seinfeld set to music'. It's a hilarious look at love and relationships that is touching, insightful and humorous. With six actors playing over forty roles scaling the dizzying spectrum of male/female relationships, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change reveals the difficulties and joys of connecting with another person. Featuring amazing local talent (with many familiar faces) and live musicians, Ray of Light Theatre is bringing I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change to the San Francisco stage at Off-Market Theatres - 965 Mission St (between 5th/6th). Running February 5 - 28, 2009, this 4-week limited engagement makes for the perfect Valentine's treat. The show plays Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. For tickets ($18-$30) and information, please visit www.roltheatre.com. Tickets may also be purchased at TIX Bay Area (Booth in Union Square) or by calling 1-800-838-3006. Student/senior discounts available. The Cast Sarah Kathleen Farrell Holly Nugent Amy Penney Alex Kirschner Justin Taylor Nixon Justin Torres Director/Choreographer: Ellyn Marie Marsh Ellyn Marie Marsh is very happy to be back in the Bay Area, where she was raised. She was last seen in the bay in Steve Silvers Beach Blanket Babylon, where she received rave reviews for her spot-on impressions of Barbara Streisand, Britney Spears, Hillary Clinton and the legendary Pineapple Princess. Other performing credits include Lincoln Center's My Fair Lady (Mrs. Hopkins) where she shared the stage with Kelsey Grammar, Brian Denehey and Kelli O'Hara, European and National Tours and Regional Credits of Broadway Dancin', West Side Story (Anita), Grease (Rizzo), Chorus Line (Diana), Sweet Charity (Nickie), Xmas Carol-Madison Square Garden Version (Xmas past), blah blah blah. Her directing and choreographing credits include, Once on this Island, Grease, Annie and High School Musical. She directed Ray of Light Theatre's 2006 production of Seussical. www.ellynmarsh.com. Love and thanks to Shane and the ROLT family, and to her husband, Travas, who supports all she does. (more...)

CHICAGO Welcomes Tony Winner and Original 'Velma' Bebe Neuwirth to 'Talkback Tuesdays' 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009

The Broadway company of CHICAGO is pleased to announce details for the February installment of 'Talkback Tuesdays,' the unique new series offering post-show discussions and audience Q&A sessions with past and present 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 February 'Talkback Tuesdays' offering is set for Tuesday, February 10, 2009, featuring a post-show conversation with Tony Award winner and original Velma Kelly, Bebe Neuwirth. For her performance as Velma Kelly, Neuwirth won the 1997 Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award and the Fred Astaire Award. A decade after originating the role of Velma on Broadway, Neuwirth returned to CHICAGO to great acclaim in the role of Velma's rival, merry murderess Roxie Hart. (more...)

Gerald Schoenfeld Invitation-Only Memorial to be Held at the Majestic 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009

Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization, Inc., a theatre organization engaged in the ownership and operation of legitimate theatres in New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. died suddenly at his home in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008. Mr. Schoenfeld was 84 years old. The New York Post's Liz Smith has reported that there will be a special memorial celebrating the last Mr. Schoenfeld on Feb. 9th, at 1 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre. The tribute is by invitation-only. A vibrant and vital figure on Broadway for more than five decades, Mr. Schoenfeld served as Chairman of The Shubert Organization since 1972. The Shubert Organization has been an essential factor in the production of such distinguished theatrical attractions as INDISCRETIONS, DIRTY BLONDE, PASSION, THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, AMADEUS, NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, CATS, Jerome Robbins' BROADWAY, Dancin', AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', DREAMGIRLS, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, SKYLIGHT, CLOSER, THE BLUE ROOM, AMY'S VIEW, DANCE OF DEATH, last season's PASSING STRANGE and the current Broadway revival of EQUUS. During his tenure, Mr. Schoenfeld committed the Organization to a vigorous participation in community and civic affairs and was a leader in the successful effort to revitalize and enhance the image of Times Square and Midtown. The Organization is also actively engaged in supporting the Board of Education of the City of New York in the reintroduction of art and culture K through 12 in the city's public schools. Mr. Schoenfeld served as Chairman of the Mayor's Midtown Citizens Committee. (more...)

Schoenfeld Memorial Service Held on 2/9, Some Seating Open to Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009

A service to celebrate the life of Gerald Schoenfeld, the late Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization, will be held on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 1 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre (247 West 44 Street) in New York City. Mr. Schoenfeld died on November 25, 2008. A limited number of seats will be available to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at the Majestic Theatre on February 9. (more...)

Nancy Hess is New 'Madame Giry' in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Starting 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009

Broadway veteran Nancy Hess will join the Broadway cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the longest-running show in Broadway history, beginning Monday, February 9. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh/Really Useful Group, Inc. and directed by Harold Prince, the musical recently celebrated an unprecedented 21 Years in New York, where it plays at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). (more...)

Nancy Hess is New 'Madame Giry' in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Starting 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009

Broadway veteran Nancy Hess will join the Broadway cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the longest-running show in Broadway history, beginning Monday, February 9. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh/Really Useful Group, Inc. and directed by Harold Prince, the musical recently celebrated an unprecedented 21 Years in New York, where it plays at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). (more...)

Goldberg, Busch, Lypsinka & Batt Bring Kirkwood's LEGENDS! to Life in One Night Only Benefit Reading 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009

Friends In Deed will present a legendary trio as Charles Busch, Whoopi Goldberg and Lypsinka star in the first-ever New York presentation of the infamous Broadway-play-that-wasn't, LEGENDS!. Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner James Kirkwood (A Chorus Line), the play will be presented in a special One Night Only staged reading benefit on Monday evening, March 23 at 8PM at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Runs 2/5-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2009

As the season of romance is upon us, Ray of Light Theatre continues its astronomical 2008/2009 season with I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change. A laugh-inducing, award-winning musical comedy about love in the suburbs, this stage sensation has been described as 'Seinfeld set to music'. It's a hilarious look at love and relationships that is touching, insightful and humorous. With six actors playing over forty roles scaling the dizzying spectrum of male/female relationships, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change reveals the difficulties and joys of connecting with another person. Featuring amazing local talent (with many familiar faces) and live musicians, Ray of Light Theatre is bringing I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change to the San Francisco stage at Off-Market Theatres - 965 Mission St (between 5th/6th). Running February 5 - 28, 2009, this 4-week limited engagement makes for the perfect Valentine's treat. The show plays Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. For tickets ($18-$30) and information, please visit www.roltheatre.com. Tickets may also be purchased at TIX Bay Area (Booth in Union Square) or by calling 1-800-838-3006. Student/senior discounts available. The Cast Sarah Kathleen Farrell Holly Nugent Amy Penney Alex Kirschner Justin Taylor Nixon Justin Torres Director/Choreographer: Ellyn Marie Marsh Ellyn Marie Marsh is very happy to be back in the Bay Area, where she was raised. She was last seen in the bay in Steve Silvers Beach Blanket Babylon, where she received rave reviews for her spot-on impressions of Barbara Streisand, Britney Spears, Hillary Clinton and the legendary Pineapple Princess. Other performing credits include Lincoln Center's My Fair Lady (Mrs. Hopkins) where she shared the stage with Kelsey Grammar, Brian Denehey and Kelli O'Hara, European and National Tours and Regional Credits of Broadway Dancin', West Side Story (Anita), Grease (Rizzo), Chorus Line (Diana), Sweet Charity (Nickie), Xmas Carol-Madison Square Garden Version (Xmas past), blah blah blah. Her directing and choreographing credits include, Once on this Island, Grease, Annie and High School Musical. She directed Ray of Light Theatre's 2006 production of Seussical. www.ellynmarsh.com. Love and thanks to Shane and the ROLT family, and to her husband, Travas, who supports all she does. (more...)

Schoenfeld Memorial Service Held on 2/9, Some Seating Open to Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009

A service to celebrate the life of Gerald Schoenfeld, the late Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization, will be held on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 1 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre (247 West 44 Street) in New York City. Mr. Schoenfeld died on November 25, 2008. A limited number of seats will be available to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at the Majestic Theatre on February 9. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Talkback Tuesdays' at CHICAGO with Bebe Neuwirth
by Peter James Zielinski - Feb 12, 2009

Designed to provide theatergoers with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of CHICAGO, the nlast 'Talkback Tuesdays' on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 offered a chat with Tony Award winner and the revival's original Velma Kelly, Bebe Neuwirth. BroadwayWorld's cameras were there to capture the post show razzle dazzle! (more...)

LuPone & Patinkin Bring 'AN EVENING WITH' to the Fisher Theatre 4/14 - 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2009

Finally appearing together again after their Tony Award? winning performances in Evita, Patti LuPone joins Mandy Patinkin onstage for An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. These Broadway legends will bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert to the Fisher Theatre, April 14 -19, 2009. (more...)

CHICAGO Welcomes Tony Winner and Original 'Velma' Bebe Neuwirth to 'Talkback Tuesdays' 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2009

The Broadway company of CHICAGO is pleased to announce details for the February installment of 'Talkback Tuesdays,' the unique new series offering post-show discussions and audience Q&A sessions with past and present 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 February 'Talkback Tuesdays' offering is set for Tuesday, February 10, 2009, featuring a post-show conversation with Tony Award winner and original Velma Kelly, Bebe Neuwirth. For her performance as Velma Kelly, Neuwirth won the 1997 Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award and the Fred Astaire Award. A decade after originating the role of Velma on Broadway, Neuwirth returned to CHICAGO to great acclaim in the role of Velma's rival, merry murderess Roxie Hart. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2008

Jeffrey Finn Productions is presenting a special return holiday engagement of THE Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber for two weeks only at the Kennedy Center. (more...)

'The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber' Opens at Kennedy Center Tonight 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2008

Jeffrey Finn Productions presents a special return holiday engagement of THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER for two weeks only at the Kennedy Center's newly-renovated Eisenhower Theater. The production runs through Sunday, January 4, 2009. The engagement marks the first return of the special concert since a sold out holiday run at the Kennedy Center Opera House in December 2004. (more...)

'The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber' Returns to Kennedy Center Starting 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2008

Jeffrey Finn Productions announces a special return holiday engagement of THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER for two weeks only at the Kennedy Center's newly-renovated Eisenhower Theater, Tuesday, December 23, 2008 through Sunday, January 4, 2009. The engagement marks the first return of the special concert since a sold out holiday run at the Kennedy Center Opera House in December 2004. (more...)

Philip J. Smith and Robert E. Wankel Named New Heads of Shubert Organization
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2008

The New York Times is reporting that Philip J. Smith was named today the chairman of both the Shubert Organization and Foundation , a position many consider to the most powerful of all in the theatrical world. Mr. Smith, 77, the organization's president for the past dozen years, is taking over the same job that his longtime friend and mentor. The paper also reports that Robert E. Wankel, was named co-chief executive officer along with Mr. Smith and president. Mr. Wankel, who will turn 62 on Friday, was also elected to the board of directors. (more...)

HAIR Having Trouble Raising Money, 'I Will Capitalize HAIR in the End' says Producer McCann
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2008

In a feature story in the New York Times about the effect of the recession and Wall Street slide on both ends of the theatre business - ticket sales, and those raising producer dollars, they note that Elizabeth I. McCann, lead producer for HAIR has only raised $3 million of the $6.5 million needed to capitalize the production which is due to start rehearsals next month on Broadway. 'I'll go on record and say I will capitalize 'Hair' in the end. But it's very tough.' said McCann to the paper, however. (more...)

Shubert Organization Meets on Tuesday to Select New Leader
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2008

Bloomberg News is reporting today that the board of directors for The Shubert Organization will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 to select a successor for Gerald Schoenfeld. (more...)

Tony Nominee Valarie Pettiford Sings Abel/Steffan, Mondays in May at Metropolitan Room
by LA News Desk - Apr 30, 2009

Tony Nominee Valarie Pettiford will present a series of shows entitled 'Valarie Pettiford - The Concert' with songwriting duo Ron Abel and Chuck Steffan beginning May 4 at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth To Perform Excerpts From Solo Show 6/8, Benefits Classic Stage Co
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

Two-time Tony Award winner BEBE NEUWIRTH (Chicago, Sweet Charity) will perform excerpts from her acclaimed solo concert Stories With Piano to benefit off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday evening, June 8 at Twenty Four Fifth (24 Fifth Avenue at 10th Street). (more...)

Samuels is 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill' at MTC MainStage 4/24 -5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009

MTC MainStage Studio Theatre presents 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill' by Lanie Robertson. Starring Gayle Samuels from Broadway's 'Dreamgirls,' Dancin',' and 'Sunset Blvd.' as Billie Holiday, the show runs April 24 - May 3, 2009. Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

MTC MainStage Presents LADY DAY AT EMERSONS BAR AND GRILL 4/24-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009

MTC MainStage, Music Theatre of Connecticut's Professional Equity Acting Company, presents 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill' a play with music by Lanie Robertson and directed by Kevin Connors. Set in 1959 in a seedy bar in Philadelphia, 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill' recreates one of Billie Holiday's final performances. Performances are April 24 - May 3, 2009 and take place at the MTC MainStage Studio Theatre in Westport, CT. (more...)

Lenny Henry OTHELLO To Get West End Transfer
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 24, 2009

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Enjoy Visual Arts, Shows & More At soloNOVA Arts Festival 5/6-5/30 In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2009

soloNOVA Arts Festival May 6-30 @ DR2 Theatre & D-Lounge, 103 East 15 Street, East of Union Square Tickets, $20 general admission, $15 students/seniors, and Festival Passes ($100 for all shows) may be purchased online at www.terranovacollective.org or at the DR2 Box Office. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Lorin Latarro of 'Guys and Dolls'
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 2, 2009

If you've seen a Broadway musical in the past decade, chances are you've seen Lorin, who's also a choreographer and songwriter. (more...)

MTC MainStage Presents LADY DAY AT EMERSONS BAR AND GRILL 4/24-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

MTC MainStage, Music Theatre of Connecticut's Professional Equity Acting Company, presents 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill' a play with music by Lanie Robertson and directed by Kevin Connors. Set in 1959 in a seedy bar in Philadelphia, 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill' recreates one of Billie Holiday's final performances. Performances are April 24 - May 3, 2009 and take place at the MTC MainStage Studio Theatre in Westport, CT. (more...)

LuPone & Patinkin Bring 'AN EVENING WITH' to the Fisher Theatre 4/14 - 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2009

Finally appearing together again after their Tony Award? winning performances in Evita, Patti LuPone joins Mandy Patinkin onstage for An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. These Broadway legends will bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert to the Fisher Theatre, April 14 -19, 2009. (more...)

Amas Musical Theater Presents NO, NO NANETTE At Hudson Guild 5/8-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009

Amas Musical Theatre, The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, Donna Trinkoff/Producing Artistic Director To present NO, NO NANETTE May 8 - May 17 at Hudson Guild Theatre. (more...)

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