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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERSPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 29, 2016

The Playwrights Realm presents the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production opened just last night, January 28, and runs through February 13, 2016 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Megan Hilty Talks 'Mentally Exhausting' Role in Broadway's NOISES OFFMegan Hilty Talks 'Mentally Exhausting' Role in Broadway's NOISES OFF
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

In a new interview with ET, the actress explains the physical and mental challenges she faces as she performs the slapstick farce eight times a week. (more...)

SOJOURNERS Opens Tonight at Playwrights RealmSOJOURNERS Opens Tonight at Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Playwrights Realm presents the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production opens tonight, January 28, and runs through February 13, 2016 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

BWW Interview - Andrea Martin Talks NOISES OFF, 'BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING' & MoreBWW Interview - Andrea Martin Talks NOISES OFF, 'BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING' & More
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 28, 2016

Today the Tony Award winner speaks exclusively with BWW about starring in this high-energy comedic romp and reveals, 'I didn't quite know what I was getting myself into!' (more...)

Casa Manana to Continue 2015-16 Season with RENT, 2/27-3/6Casa Manana to Continue 2015-16 Season with RENT, 2/27-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Casa Ma√Īana Theatre continues their 2015-2016 Season with RENT February 27-March 6. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Tom Reardon Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko in MarchTom Reardon Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

After three previous sold-out engagements, Bay Area favorite, Tom Reardon, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with a brand-new show, Both Sides Now: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell - celebrating two of his favorite musicians and two of our most important composers - on Friday, March 18 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, March 19 (7 p.m.) (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner Set for Bay Area Cabaret, 3/6Tony Nominee Emily Skinner Set for Bay Area Cabaret, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Bay Area Cabaret presents Tony nominated Broadway star Emily Skinner in her San Francisco concert debut performing Broadway, (more...)

UBU SINGS UBU to Play B.B. Kings on Feb 8thUBU SINGS UBU to Play B.B. Kings on Feb 8th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

?Tony Torn's Ubu Sings Ubu, starring Torn and Julie Atlas Muz with choreography by Dan Safer, moves uptown to BB King's on Feb 8. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Continues 1/28BROADWAY SESSIONS Continues 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, January 28, Broadway Sessions welcomes performers from the roster of talent management house, Whole Artist Management, run by Rich Martino and Cori Gardner. (more...)

UNTAPPED! to Play The New Victory Theatre, Feb 5-21UNTAPPED! to Play The New Victory Theatre, Feb 5-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

UNTAPPED!, a uniquely cheeky Australian brew of hip hop, percussion, beatboxing and competitive tapping performed by a band of virtuosic performers from Down Under, will take over The New Victory Theater stage, February 5-21. (more...)

Gizel Jiménez, Tony Sheldon and More Lead Goodspeed & Hartford Symphony Orchestra's Celebration of 70 Years of Tony AwardsGizel Jiménez, Tony Sheldon and More Lead Goodspeed & Hartford Symphony Orchestra's Celebration of 70 Years of Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Goodspeed Musicals will join to celebrate 70 years of Tony Award-winning music in a blockbuster one-night-only concert event on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. (more...)

New York Stage Premiere of ¬°FIGARO! (90210) to Begin in March at the DukeNew York Stage Premiere of ¬°FIGARO! (90210) to Begin in March at the Duke
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

After highly acclaimed concert performances in 2013, and a sold-out run with LA Opera in January 2015,  ¡Figaro! (90210) makes its New York stage premiere, opening Thursday,  March 24th at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project (229 West 42nd Street).  (more...)

Signature Theatre's OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Begins TonightSignature Theatre's OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a special return engagement of OLD HATS, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, with music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub, directed by Tina Landau. The production begins performances tonight, January 26, and will now play an extended run through April 3, 2016 with a Thursday, February 18 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

CABARET National Tour, Starring Randy Harrison, Launches Tonight in ProvidenceCABARET National Tour, Starring Randy Harrison, Launches Tonight in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET begins performances tonight, January 26, in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Susan Lucci & Liza Huber to Co-Host 15th Annual Women Who Care AwardsSusan Lucci & Liza Huber to Co-Host 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that Susan Lucci, now in her fourth season as star of the hit series "Devious Maids," Emmy award-winning actress from "All My Children," and New York Times best-selling author, will return for the fourth consecutive year as host of The 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards Luncheon. (more...)

Photo Flash: BYE BYE BIRDIE Opening Night at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: BYE BYE BIRDIE Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

On January 21, guests gathered at Drury Lane Theatre for the Opening Night of their newest production, Bye Bye Birdie, directed and choreographed by Tammy Mader. With a cast led by Michelle Aravena as Rosie, Matt Crowle as Conrad's agent, Albert, and Jason Michael Evans as Conrad Birdie, audiences were treated to a throwback of the classic 1950's musical, brought to life again by this energetic and lively ensemble of 31. Check out photos from opening night, below! (more...)

TACT & Gingold Theatrical Group to Stage WIDOWERS' HOUSES This SpringTACT & Gingold Theatrical Group to Stage WIDOWERS' HOUSES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

TACT and GINGOLD THEATRICAL GROUP (David Staller, Founding Artistic Director) are proud to announce that WIDOWERS' HOUSES, the first play ever written by George Bernard Shaw, will be presented in a new production directed by Mr. Staller. WIDOWERS' HOUSES will begin performances on Tuesday, March 1, and open Sunday, March 13 at The Beckett Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

CABARET National Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in ProvidenceCABARET National Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET will begin performances on Tuesday, Jan. 26 in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Exclusive: Watch Megan Hilty Dish on Guest Role in Bravo's 'GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE'Exclusive: Watch Megan Hilty Dish on Guest Role in Bravo's 'GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE'
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Broadway's Megan Hilty (WICKED, SMASH) will guest star as 'Charlene Frumpkis' on Bravo's GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE TO DIVORCE. The actress appears on the episode titled 'Rule #25: Beware of the Second Chance', airing Tuesday, January 26th at 10 pm/ET. (more...)

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show LineupLannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret will be celebrating the month of love with some fun shows and lovely Valentine offerings. Plus, Lannie Garrett returns with her cult show, 'The Hilarious Patsy DeCline Show' on Saturday, February 27th at 8pm (continues Saturdays through April 9th). (more...)

Roundabout's NOISES OFF Extends Broadway RunRoundabout's NOISES OFF Extends Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company announced this morning a one-week extension to the hit Broadway comedy, Michael Frayn's Noises Off, directed by Jeremy Herrin, as part of the 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

OSTC's Amiee Turner in Concert at Ocean State Theatre on February 14OSTC's Amiee Turner in Concert at Ocean State Theatre on February 14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

?Ocean State Theatre Company's Producing Artistic Director, Amiee Turner, who won rave reviews for her portrayal of Mama Rose in last summer's production of Gypsy, will take the stage in her very own concert, "Once in Love, with Amiee: Puppy Love, Heartbreak and Ever After," on Sunday, February 14 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

I CELEBRATE MYSELF: A CELEBRATION WITH WALT WHITMAN to Play the Davenport TheatreI CELEBRATE MYSELF: A CELEBRATION WITH WALT WHITMAN to Play the Davenport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

I CELEBRATE MYSELF: A CONVERSATION WITH WALT WHITMAN is a hip-hop-infused movement piece about the tedium that many people endure during their work day all the while internally living in a parallel universe of creativity in which they would rather live. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/24/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/24/2016
by BWW - Jan 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/24/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Four World Premieres Presented by Ballet Academy, Feb. 18-20Four World Premieres Presented by Ballet Academy, Feb. 18-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

While pre-professional dancers have been integrated into professional productions ever since the early days of the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, it is unusual for ballet students to have ballets especially choreographed for them. (more...)

BWW Preview:  KTCHN in Hells Kitchen Gets Italian Makeover with New MenuBWW Preview: KTCHN in Hells Kitchen Gets Italian Makeover with New Menu
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 22, 2016

KTCHN, the stylish restaurant located at The OUT Hotel, has a new menu with delicious traditional Italian selections by Chef Crispin Mejia. (more...)

VIDEO: Classic Vaudevillians Bill Irwin and David Shiner Mix With Rising Songstress Shaina Taub in OLD HATSVIDEO: Classic Vaudevillians Bill Irwin and David Shiner Mix With Rising Songstress Shaina Taub in OLD HATS
by Michael Dale - Jan 22, 2016

It's a classic mix of old and new as the 2013 hit returns to the Signature. (more...)

Treat Williams in MAN OF LA MANCHA & More Set for Weston Playhouse's Summer 2016 SeasonTreat Williams in MAN OF LA MANCHA & More Set for Weston Playhouse's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

2016 marks the start of Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's two-year 80th-anniversary celebration! Producing Artistic Director Steve Stettler has announced a summer line-up of Broadway blockbusters, Vermont premieres, and ground-breaking partnerships, with the appearance of major stars on Weston's stages. 'We proudly celebrate our place as one of the country's oldest theatres with a lively roster that demonstrates our dedication to celebrating the classics and nurturing the new with artists of national importance,' comments Stettler. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22
by Nora Dominick - Jan 22, 2016

Still not over Jimmy Fallon performing at #Ham4Ham? Have you been too anxious for BroadwayCon this weekend? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

SISSYBOY to Open 2/12 at NoHo Arts CenterSISSYBOY to Open 2/12 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The multi award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) is thrilled to present a world premiere play, SissyBoy, written and performed by James Mellon and directed by Kevin Bailey. SissyBoy will begin previews on Friday, February 5 at 8pm; will open on Friday, February 12 at 8pm and run for eleven performances through Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim Blvd.) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Theatre Nova to Launch Second Season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKETheatre Nova to Launch Second Season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Theatre Nova, an Ann Arbor company that focuses exclusively on new and recent plays, will launch its second season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE, a one-man show that reunites the dynamic team from last year's smash 'Buyer & Cellar' - actor Sebastian Gerstner ('The Wizard of Oz' and 'Into the Woods' at Encore Musical Theatre, 'Venus in Fur' and 'The Glass Menagerie' at Performance Network) and director Daniel C. Walker ('Bright Half Life' and 'Buyer & Cellar' at Theatre Nova). (more...)

Talkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERSTalkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Signature Theatre has just announced Supplemental Programming for the upcoming productions of OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS. Scroll down for information about talkbacks, book club and more! (more...)

Alice Spivak to Star in TEA IN THE AFTERNOON at Theatre Row Next MonthAlice Spivak to Star in TEA IN THE AFTERNOON at Theatre Row Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

OnTheRoadRep Repertory Theater Company will present TEA IN THE AFTERNOON, a two-character play by Vanessa Shealy, for a limited one week run, February 2 - 7, 2016 at the Studio Theater at Theatre Row. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets Spring 2016 SeasonEnsemble Studio Theatre Sets Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE has announced the continuation of the EST 2015-2016 season. PLEASE CONTINUE by Frank Basloe, directed by William Carden, and presented in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will begin performances on February 3, 2016 and officially opens Thursday February 11, for a limited run through February 28, 2016. EST, in association with The Radio Drama Network, and Page 73 Productions will present the world premiere of KENTUCKY, by Leah Nanako Winkler, directed by Morgan Gould, which will begin performances in April for a limited run. Both productions will take place at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Christine Pedi Channels Broadway's Greatest Divas in HELLO, DOLLY! AuditionsSTAGE TUBE: Christine Pedi Channels Broadway's Greatest Divas in HELLO, DOLLY! Auditions
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2016

NEWSical The Musical and Christine Pedi have brought together some of her best loved celebrity impressions to take you inside the audition room for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Hello Dolly starring Bette Midler. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Danai Gurira, Tamara Tunie and More for FAMILIAR at Playwrights HorizonsPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Danai Gurira, Tamara Tunie and More for FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Previews begin Friday, February 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, March 3 with a limited engagement through March 27. The company just kicked off rehearsals, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the first day below! (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight for Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERSPerformances Begin Tonight for Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Performances begin tonight for The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Artistic Director;Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's Sojourners, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production runs through February 13, 2016 with a January 28, 2016 opening at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Shanice Williams Will Interview Audra McDonald to Kick Off Lincoln Center's LC Dialogues SeriesBWW Exclusive: Shanice Williams Will Interview Audra McDonald to Kick Off Lincoln Center's LC Dialogues Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the LC Dialogues series will kick off on Tuesday, January 26 (7:30pm) with Audra McDonald and Shanice Williams. In the Artist to Artist interview, the intricacies of the creative process will be revealed when Williams, a young, emerging artist, sits down to interview the Tony Award-winning Broadway star, and host of Live From Lincoln Center. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty & Michael Crane to Star in Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICANMichael Cumpsty & Michael Crane to Star in Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Primary Stages and Rhoda R. Herrick in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Body of an American, a New York premiere by Dan O'Brien (The Voyage of the Carcass, Soho Playhouse)and directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars..., Lost Girls). Featuring Michael Crane (Gloria, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Tony Award nominee Michael Cumpsty ('Boardwalk Empire,' Machinal, End of the Rainbow, 42nd Street), the limited engagement runs February 10 - March 20, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Opening night is Tuesday, February 23 at 8PM. (more...)

Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Bette Midler will indeed return to Broadway in one of the most cherished shows in musical theater history when she takes on the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!. Directed by four-time Tony Award¬ģ winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances on Broadway on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. Rehearsals begin one year from today. This new production of Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of this classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will have at its helm Jerry Zaks as its director, and will feature choreography by Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle. The new Dolly! will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Below, reacquaint yourself with the creative team, old and new! (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Returns with All-Open Mic Night This WeekBROADWAY SESSIONS Returns with All-Open Mic Night This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

This Thursday, January 21, BROADWAY SESSIONS returns from its holiday hiatus with an All-Open Mic party. (more...)

From FUNNY GIRL to SOMETHING ROTTEN!- BWW Readers Pick the Best Shows About TheatreFrom FUNNY GIRL to SOMETHING ROTTEN!- BWW Readers Pick the Best Shows About Theatre
by Sally Henry - Jan 18, 2016

Theatre people love stories about their industry. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 1/17/2016
by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/17/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

BWW Preview: Photographer Steve Snider WALLS Exhibit at KTCHN in The OUT HotelBWW Preview: Photographer Steve Snider WALLS Exhibit at KTCHN in The OUT Hotel
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 15, 2016

Photographer, Steve Snider will have an exhibition of his work, 'Walls' at KTCHN in The Out Hotel on West 42nd Street. (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American StoryVIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American Story
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

While ECLIPSED prepares for its Broadway transfer Gurira's new drama begins previewing at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Transport Group to Host 'Gimme a Break!' Benefit in MarchTransport Group to Host 'Gimme a Break!' Benefit in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, has announced its annual gala Gimme a Break!, and will honor 5-Time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa and TheaterMania.com and its CEO Gretchen Shugart, on Monday, March 7, 2016 at the New York Times Center, 242 West 41st Street with the Transporting American Theatre Award for their significant contributions to the American Theatre.  (more...)

VIDEO: Shaina Taub Set To Clown With Old Pros Bill Irwin and David Shiner in OLD HATSVIDEO: Shaina Taub Set To Clown With Old Pros Bill Irwin and David Shiner in OLD HATS
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

The Jonathan Larson Grant recipient is excited to be a part of the 2013 hit's return engagement. (more...)

David Castro's MAN'S DOMINION to Open 1/23 at Studio C ArtistsDavid Castro's MAN'S DOMINION to Open 1/23 at Studio C Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Man's Dominion tells the story of the 1916 lynching in Erwin, TN, of Mary the elephant and star attraction of the Sparks Family Shows, an itinerant circus that toured the American Southeast and beyond for years. Man's Dominion tells Mary's story along with those of witnesses, participants and circus co-workers and stars actor Tim Powell in a one- person theatrical event where he brings to life ten (10) characters in nineteen (19) separate but thematically unified monologues. We are honored - and saddened as well - to bring Mary's story to the world during this, the 100th anniversary year of her death. (more...)

Beth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole PorterBeth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole Porter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS - featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra and starring a cast of today's best Broadway performers - will present "An Evening with Cole Porter" at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's Goldstein Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  The cast of outstanding Broadway performers includes Beth Leavel (Tony Award winner for The Drowsy Chaperone), Sean McGibbon, Paula Leggett Chase, Damon Kirsche, Karen Murphy and Jesse Luttrell in addition to the Scott Thompson Dancers. The show is produced, orchestrated, conducted and hosted by Fred Barton with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. (more...)

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