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Bernadette Peters: 'A Special Concert for Broadway Barks Because Broadway Cares' Plays The Minskoff 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2009

Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS has announced the exciting news that Broadway star, Tony, Grammy and Golden Globe Award winner, and long-time BC/EFA friend and Trustee Bernadette Peters will perform a special one night only concert 'Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert for Broadway Barks Because Broadway Cares' on Monday, November 9 at 8 PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway). (more...)

The Public Theater Extends Richard Foreman's IDIOT SAVANT Through 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2009

Following enthusiastic reviews, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend the world premiere of IDIOT SAVANT, written and directed by Richard Foreman, through Sunday, December 20. Presented in association with Ontological-Hysteric Theater, IDIOT SAVANT began previews October 27 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS at The Public Theate
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2009

Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays have officially launched at the Public Theater. The series Part 2, The Brothers Size and Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet, directed by Robert O'Hara, began previews on October 21. Tonight Part 1, In the red and Brown Water, hits the stage. Tina Landau directs. McCraney, one of America's most acclaimed young writers, returns to The Public to complete his trilogy following the success of The Brothers Size in 2007. Official opening night it November 17. Performances will run through December 13. (more...)

Photo Coverage: IDIOT SAVANT Celebrates Opening Night
by Peter James Zielinski - Nov 5, 2009

Presented in association with Ontological-Hysteric Theater, previews for IDIOT SAVANT ran through November 3. The show opened officially last night, Wednesday, November 4 and runs through Sunday, December 13. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ON THE TOWN Meets the Press!
by Peter James Zielinski - Nov 5, 2009

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is presenting the classic musical, On the Town. Directed by Bill Berry with choreography by Patti Colombo, On the Town will run at the Millburn theater from November 11 through December 6, 2009. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Appear on 'Live with Regis and Kelly' Thursday, 11/5
by Movies News Desk - Nov 4, 2009

Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will guest star on the popular talk show 'Live with Regis and Kelly' on Thursday, November 5th. Peters will discuss her upcoming performance at the Minskoff Theatre on November 9th. The concert will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS as well as Broadway Barks. The show will air on ABC (channel 7) in the NYC area from 9:00am to 10:00am EST. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Presents Jim Henson's EMMET OTTER, 12/5-1/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, has announced the return of last year's hit musical production of Jim Henson's Emmet Otter. Emmet Otter will run December 5, 2009, through January 3, 2010, at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. (more...)

IDIOT SAVANT Opens at the Public 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2009

Presented in association with Ontological-Hysteric Theater, previews for IDIOT SAVANT continue through November 3. The show opens officially tonight, Wednesday, November 4 and runs through Sunday, December 13. (more...)

Hudson Mainstage Theatre Extends Roger Bean's LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Thur 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2009

David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Crooning Crabcakes, LLC are have announced that the critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK, LA WEEKLY GO!) smash-hit world premiere production of LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes) with choreography by Lee Martino (Reprise On Your Toes, On the Town) and musical direction by Michael Paternostro (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Thrill Me) is EXTENDING through Sunday, November 29 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus Celebrates 30th Anniversary Season With Guest Betty Buckley 11/28-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2009

On September 10, 1979 22 gay men from the Seattle area joined together for their first rehearsal at Seattle's First United Methodist Church. (more...)

Yale Rep Announces Cast and Creative Team for POP!, World Premiere 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2009

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) announces complete casting and the creative team for the world premiere of POP!, a new musical with book and lyrics by Maggie-Kate Coleman and music by Anna K. Jacobs, directed by Mark Brokaw. POP! will play for 22 performances only, November 27-December 19. Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Celebrates Forbidden Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2009

Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland was the place to be on Monday night! After the Natalie Douglas tribute to the songs of Lena Horne, more stars came out to celebrate Gerard Allesendrini and Michael Portantiere's new book, 'Forbidden Broadway: Behind The Mylar Curtain.' (more...)

The Public Theater's JUAN AND JOHN Begins Previews 12/1, $10 Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, December 1 for the world premiere of JUAN AND JOHN, written, directed and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith and featuring sound and video design by Marc Anthony Thompson. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GayLifeNYC.org Launch Party!
by Walter McBride - Nov 23, 2009

At Midnight, on Monday, November 16, Gaylifenyc.org hosted a celebration in honor of the launch of its website www.gaylifenyc.org at Splash Bar in New York City. The website is an informational, health, and entertainment outlet dedicated to newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. Broadwayworld.com was there to capture the evening's excitement for you! (more...)

The Public Theater Presents THE LAST CARGO CULT, Previews 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of THE LAST CARGO CULT, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in the Public's Newman Theater. (more...)

Finborough Theatre's LITTLE FISH Closes November 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

A vibrant new musical from one of Broadway's leading new writers receives its European premiere at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre with an outstanding West End cast including Ashley Campbell (The Rat Pack, Fame), Michael Cantwell (Mary Poppins, Sweeney Todd, Cats, Into The Woods), Katie Foster-Barnes (Peter Pan, The Pirates of Penzance, Dangerous Corner), Nick Holder (The Drowsy Chaparone, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar), Alana Maria (Dancing in the Streets, 125th Street, The Blues Brothers), Laura Pitt-Pulford (Sunset Boulevard), Lee William- Davis (Mary Poppins, Anything Goes, On the Town) and Julia Worsley (Les Miserables, Oliver!, films of Evita and Phantom of the Opera). (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater for a four month series of Saturdays that began August 15 and continues Nov. 21st with her sensational show, 'live at the beechman!' (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns to The Beechman, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater on Saturday, November 21st with her sensational show, "live at the beechman!" at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public Theater Presents IDIOT SAVANT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

Presented in association with Ontological-Hysteric Theater, previews for IDIOT SAVANT continue through November 3. The show opens officially on Wednesday, November 4 and runs through Sunday, December 13. (more...)

'Seattle Celebrates Bernstein' Festival Features ON THE TOWN & CANDIDE, Spring 2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

SEATTLE CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN, a Seattle based festival to celebrate the life and works of acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein, has announced their full schedule for the 2010 season. The festival will be held April, 2010 through June, 2010 and will include performances of On the Town and Candide at the 5th Avenue Theatre. In addition, lyricist/director Martin Charnin will host a talk entitled 'WEST SIDE STORY Stories - Memories of Lenny,' where he will discuss his memories of the famed composer. (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater for a four month series of Saturdays that began August 15 and continues Nov. 21st with her sensational show, 'live at the beechman!' (more...)

Public Extends BROTHER/SISTER Plays Thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009

Following enthusiastic reviews, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will extend THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau and Robert O'Hara, through Sunday, December 20. THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS began previews October 21 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, December 13. (more...)

Le Petit Theatre Rings in the Holiday Cheer with WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/4-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Le Petit Theatre will present Irving Berlin's beloved family musical 'White Christmas,' from December 4 - 20. New Orleans' newest holiday experience will include not-to-be-missed decorations and visits from Santa at every matinee. And, just in case New Orleans gets a warm December, there's a guarantee of snow inside the theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: ON THE TOWN at the Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Directed by Bill Berry with choreography by Patti Colombo, On the Town will run at the Millburn theater through December 6, 2009. On the Town is generously supported by a gift from The Ferolito Family. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night for ON THE TOWN at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 18, 2009

Directed by Bill Berry with choreography by Patti Colombo, On the Town will run at the Millburn theater through December 6, 2009. On the Town is generously supported by a gift from The Ferolito Family. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS Open at the Public
by Peter James Zielinski - Nov 17, 2009

Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays have officially launched at the Public Theater. The series Part 2, The Brothers Size and Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet, directed by Robert O'Hara, began previews on October 21. Part 1, In the red and Brown Water, hits the stage. Tina Landau directs. McCraney, one of America's most acclaimed young writers, returns to The Public to complete his trilogy following the success of The Brothers Size in 2007. Performances will run through December 13. (more...)

Arnas, Jenkins, Naughton, Esparza & More Lead 92nd Street Y's 2010 Lyrics & Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

The 92nd Street Y has announced casting for the 2010 season of Lyrics & Lyricists. Lucie Arnaz, Debby Boone, Capathia Jenkins, James Naughton and Raúl Esparza are among the performers who will present the music of the Desi Arnaz Orchestra, Johnny Burke and Hoagy Carmichael. The season also includes a night of songs made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and one devoted to the art of the satirical song, featuring works by Tom Lehrer, 'Yip' Harburg, Stephen Sondheim and others. The season is curated by series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer, and a line-up of guest artistic directors - Lucie Arnaz, Daryl Sherman, Rob Fisher, and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Broadway/San Diego Offers Season Ticket Packages, Ticket Stocking Stuffers and Gift Certificates For The Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

SEASON TICKETS: Broadway/San Diego's popular FLEX season ticket package provides patrons with the flexibility to choose any three or more available shows. (more...)

NY Philharmonic's Star Studded SONDHEIM: THE BIRTHDAY CONCERT to Feature LuPone, Peters, Cerveris, Patinkin, McDonald, and More, 3/15 & 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

The New York Philharmonic will present SONDHEIM: The Birthday Concert on March 15 and Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. This celebration of the 80th birthday of the great Broadway and film composer/lyricist will include his most enduring orchestral music and songs - performed, in some cases, by the stars of the original Broadway cast productions - in addition to rarely-heard material. Joining the celebration will be (in alphabetical order) Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Jason Danieley, Nathan Gunn, George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, and others to be announced, including surprise guests. Paul Gemignani, Mr. Sondheim's longtime collaborator, will conduct the New York Philharmonic; Lonny Price is the director; and Mr. Price and Matt Cowart are the producers. (more...)

Donna McKechnie to Present Gershwin Works in 42nd Street Moon Salon, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Second in the series of salons presented by 42nd Street Moon is a tribute to Ira Gershwin. The January 28th salon will be led by Broadway veteran Donna McKechnie. Also joining the cast is Klea Blackhurst, as well as Bill Fahrner, Alexandra Kaprelian and Darlene Popovich. (more...)

Gaylifenyc.org Launchs Website With Party At Splash Bar 11/16, Jack Noseworthy To Host
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Gaylifenyc.org announces the launch of its website www.gaylifenyc.org at a very special launch party at Splash Bar on Monday, November 16th at 12:00 Midnight. The website is an informational, health, and entertainment outlet dedicated to newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. (more...)

The Huntington Theatre Co Presents Maureen McGivern's A LONG AND WINDING ROAD 10/9-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage. (more...)

Gaylifenyc.org Launchs Website With Party At Splash Bar 11/16, Jack Noseworthy To Host
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

Gaylifenyc.org announces the launch of its website www.gaylifenyc.org at a very special launch party at Splash Bar on Monday, November 16th at 12:00 Midnight. The website is an informational, health, and entertainment outlet dedicated to newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. (more...)

Cody, Hanes, Schecter and More Lead Paper Mill Playhouse's ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2009

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for On the Town. Directed by Bill Berry with choreography by Patti Colombo, On the Town will run at the Millburn theater from November 11 through December 6, 2009. On the Town is generously supported by a gift from The Ferolito Family. (more...)

Tony Winner Bernadette Peters' 'Stella Is A Star' Set for Publishing in 2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

Broadway star, Tony, Grammy and Golden Globe Award winner, Bernadette Peters will pen a second children's book, Stella is a Star, set for publishing and release in the spring of 2010 by Blue Apple Books. The book, inspired by Peters' dog Stella, will feature illustrations by Liz Murphy. Proceeds will go to Broadway Barks, the charitable organization co-founded by Peters and Mary Tyler Moore over over 10 year ago in support of animal shelters. (more...)

Just Announced: Collins, Stokes Mitchell, Kidjo & More Lead Town Hall's 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

The Town Hall, Broadway's landmark concert venue, has announced its 2010 season lineup. Headliners include Grammy Award-winning folk icon Judy Collins, Grammy Award-winning Afro-funk singer Angélique Kidjo, Tony Award-winning Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell, jazz singer Lizz Wright with Grammy-nominated jazz bassist Richard Bona and world music sensations Tito Paris and Lura. Also appearing are stars from ABC's Dancing with the Stars and PBS' America's Ballroom Challenge for Champions of the Dance, Richard Nader's Doo Wop Party, the acclaimed, singing political satirists Capitol Steps and the 10th anniversary season of the popular hit series Broadway by the Year, called 'an annual event that is treasured by Broadway babies' by Stephen Holden of The New York Times. (more...)

The Town Hall Announces Its 2010 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

The Town Hall, Broadway's landmark concert venue, (123 W. 43rd Street) is pleased to announce its 2010 season lineup. (more...)

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A LONDON THEATRE-GOER
by Gary Naylor - Nov 1, 2009

Gary Naylor spends 'a week' in London's theatres. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Reveals Her 'NYC' Favs to the Sunday NY Post
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2009

Tony, Grammy and Golden Globe Award winner and native New Yorker, Bernadette Peters, revealed her 'New York City' favorites to the Sunday NY Post. (more...)

Blackwell, Testa & More Set for 'The Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular,' 12/5 & 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2009

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming THE JOE ICONIS CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR. The event will include Broadway vets Susan Blackwell, Annie Golden, and Mary Testa. The event will take place at Ars Nova on December 5th and 6th. (more...)

Seattle Men's Chorus Celebrates 30th Anniversary Season With Guest Betty Buckley 11/28-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2009

On September 10, 1979 22 gay men from the Seattle area joined together for their first rehearsal at Seattle's First United Methodist Church. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Presents Jim Henson's EMMET OTTER, 12/5-1/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, has announced the return of last year's hit musical production of Jim Henson's Emmet Otter. Emmet Otter will run December 5, 2009, through January 3, 2010, at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. (more...)

Ring In 2010 In Style At The Social Connection's New Years Nation, Resolution Ball And Trust
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

The Social Connection, the metro-area's hottest organization for young professionals, is again offering something for every partygoer by hosting three mega New Year's Eve events. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mike Daisey's THE LAST CARGO CULT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of THE LAST CARGO CULT, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in the Public's Newman Theater. (more...)

Le Petit Theatre Rings in the Holiday Cheer with WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/4-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

Le Petit Theatre will present Irving Berlin's beloved family musical 'White Christmas,' from December 4 - 20. New Orleans' newest holiday experience will include not-to-be-missed decorations and visits from Santa at every matinee. And, just in case New Orleans gets a warm December, there's a guarantee of snow inside the theatre. (more...)

Le Petit Theatre Presents WHITE CHRISTMAS 12/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

Make a new holiday memory this year at Le Petit Theatre with Irving Berlin's beloved musical 'White Christmas,' a show the whole family will love, running December 4 - 20. New Orleans' newest holiday experience will include not-to-be-missed decorations and visits from Santa at every matinee. (more...)

The Public Theater Presents THE LAST CARGO CULT, Previews 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of THE LAST CARGO CULT, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in the Public's Newman Theater. (more...)

The Public Theater Presents THE LAST CARGO CULT, Previews 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present the New York premiere of THE LAST CARGO CULT, created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory in the Public's Newman Theater. (more...)

Juan Marichal, John Roseboro Family To Reunite At JUAN AND JOHN Performance 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present a special performance of Roger Guenveur Smith's JUAN AND JOHN this Saturday, December 5, that will be attended by legendary Dominican-American pitcher Juan Marichal and the family of the late L.A. Dodgers catcher John Roseboro. (more...)

Town Hall Theater Presents A WEST AFRICAN VILLAGE HOLIDAY 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2009

While we enjoy the traditions of our holiday season, it's good to be reminded that other cultures are celebrating as well, in unique and sometimes thrilling ways. (more...)

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