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Elaine Stritch Wins Emmy Award as '30 Rock' Guest ActressElaine Stritch Wins Emmy Award as '30 Rock' Guest Actress
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2007

Elaine Stritch won Emmy Award as an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Colleen Donaghy in the NBC sitcom '30 Rock.' (more...)

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH RANDY RAINBOW - Ep. 12 - An Elaine Stritch Lip-Sync, THE PERFORMERS, ANNIE & More!BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH RANDY RAINBOW - Ep. 12 - An Elaine Stritch Lip-Sync, THE PERFORMERS, ANNIE & More!
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 4, 2012

It's time for episode twelve of BWW's newest exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this week's episode, Randy lip-syncs to 'Elaine Stritch At Liberty' and gives updates from the Chewing the Scenery Newsdesk about some of his favorite picks for the upcoming fall Broadway season: THE PERFORMERS (Cheyenne Jackson as a porn star-hallelujah!) and ANNIE (with a 'Tomorrow' weather report serenade). Click below to watch episode 12! (more...)

Ellen Barkin, Elaine Stritch, Joe Mantello et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Award, 10/3Ellen Barkin, Elaine Stritch, Joe Mantello et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Award, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has announced that acclaimed director George C. Wolfe will be celebrated with the 2011 'Mr. Abbott' Award for his incredible breadth and depth of work in the American Theatre. (more...)

Ellen Barkin, Elaine Stritch, Joe Mantello et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Award, 10/3Ellen Barkin, Elaine Stritch, Joe Mantello et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Award, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has announced that acclaimed director George C. Wolfe will be celebrated with the 2011 'Mr. Abbott' Award for his incredible breadth and depth of work in the American Theatre. (more...)

Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone & More to Honor Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch at Special TributeBernadette Peters, Patti LuPone & More to Honor Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch at Special Tribute
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

EVERYBODY, RISE! A CELEBRATION OF ELAINE STRITCH, an all-star tribute to the life and career of the legendary actress, constructed by George C. Wolfe, will be held on Monday, November 17th (more...)

Baldwin, Stritch, Coen, Benanti and MORE to Attend Annual 'Tisch on Stage' Benefit at NYU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2008

Broadway, film, and television stars - Alec Baldwin '94 (30 Rock), Broadway legend Elaine Stritch (At Liberty), Filmmaker Joel Coen '78 (No Country for Old Men), Rainn Wilson '89 (The Office), Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU), Laura Benanti (Gypsy), and Raul Esparza '92 (Company) - will be on hand at Tisch on Stage, the annual gala benefiting NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Baldwin, along with philanthropist and patron of the arts Iris Cantor; inventor, philanthropist, and patron of Tisch's Kanbar Institute of Film and Television Maurice Kanbar; and 'architect of American regional theater' Zelda Fichandler will be honored at the gala on November 17th at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Diane Warren Musical Coming to BroadwayDiane Warren Musical Coming to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Broadway producer Dede Harris has optioned the music catalogue of Diane Warren, one of the most popular and successful contemporary songwriters of our time, to create a new musical for the Broadway stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public Theater Presents IDIOT SAVANTPhoto 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...)

 Stritch Returns to NBC's '30 Rock' 12/11 Stritch Returns to NBC's '30 Rock' 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2008

Elaine Stritch won Emmy Award as an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Colleen Donaghy in the NBC sitcom '30 Rock.' She returns to the role on 12/11 for the show's special Christmas episode. (more...)

Baldwin, Stritch, Coen, Benanti and MORE to Attend Annual 'Tisch on Stage' Benefit at NYU Baldwin, Stritch, Coen, Benanti and MORE to Attend Annual 'Tisch on Stage' Benefit at NYU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2008

Broadway, film, and television stars ? Alec Baldwin '94 (30 Rock), Broadway legend Elaine Stritch (At Liberty), Filmmaker Joel Coen '78 (No Country for Old Men), Rainn Wilson '89 (The Office), Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU), Laura Benanti (Gypsy), and Ra?l Esparza '92 (Company) ? will be on hand at Tisch on Stage, the annual gala benefiting NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Baldwin, along with philanthropist and patron of the arts Iris Cantor; inventor, philanthropist, and patron of Tisch's Kanbar Institute of Film and Television Maurice Kanbar; and 'architect of American regional theater' Zelda Fichandler will be honored at the gala on November 17th at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. (more...)

ELAINE STRITCH SHOOT ME Director Talks Theater Legend's Final DaysELAINE STRITCH SHOOT ME Director Talks Theater Legend's Final Days
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

In a new feature appearing in today's Variety, Chiemi Karasawa, director of the documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME speaks about the final days of the stage and screen legend. (more...)

Nathan Lane, Lena Hall, Holland Taylor Join Line-Up for ELAINE STRITCH TributeNathan Lane, Lena Hall, Holland Taylor Join Line-Up for ELAINE STRITCH Tribute
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Nathan Lane, Holland Taylor and Lena Hall will join some of the biggest names on Broadway in an upcoming tribute to theater legend Elaine Stritch. (more...)

Elaine Stritch Makes Walt Disney Hall Debut in SINGIN' SONDHEIM...ONE SONG AT A TIME, 5/19Elaine Stritch Makes Walt Disney Hall Debut in SINGIN' SONDHEIM...ONE SONG AT A TIME, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2012

Following a journey of iconic performances - from Sondheim's Company to her Tony award-winning show Elaine Stritch At Liberty to her Emmy award-winning appearances on 30 Rock - the ferociously age-defiant "Broadway Baby" makes a rare West Coast appearance for Elaine Stritch Singin' Sondheim…One Song at a Time, her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut. (more...)

Shakespeare Salon Presents Making Shakespeare In The Park With Ferguson, Lind 5/24Shakespeare Salon Presents Making Shakespeare In The Park With Ferguson, Lind 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will continue its popular Shakespeare Salon series on Monday, May 24 at 6 p.m. Shakespeare Initiative Director Barry Edelstein will moderate a discussion on 'Making Shakespeare in the Park: Onstage and Backstage,' featuring a cross-section of cast, crew and creative team members from this summer's repertory productions of The Winter's Tale and The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare in the Park. (more...)

Shakespeare Salon Presents Making Shakespeare In The Park With Ferguson, Lind 5/24Shakespeare Salon Presents Making Shakespeare In The Park With Ferguson, Lind 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will continue its popular Shakespeare Salon series on Monday, May 24 at 6 p.m. Shakespeare Initiative Director Barry Edelstein will moderate a discussion on 'Making Shakespeare in the Park: Onstage and Backstage,' featuring a cross-section of cast, crew and creative team members from this summer's repertory productions of The Winter's Tale and The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare in the Park. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Elaine Stritch Sings All-Sondheim Show at Walt Disney Concert HallBWW Reviews: Elaine Stritch Sings All-Sondheim Show at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by Michael L. Quintos - May 22, 2012

On May 19, 2012 the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles hosted Elaine Stritch's hilarious, anecdote-heavy Stephen Sondheim tribute concert ELAINE STRITCH: SINGIN' SONDHEIM...ONE SONG AT A TIME. Met with boisterous, well-deserved standing ovations both at the start and at the end of the intermission-less program, Stritch was in usual top form, dispensing out acerbic comments and witty barbs about her life, her career, and her love and admiration--both personally and professionally--for the Broadway composer. (more...)

Elaine Stritch Makes Walt Disney Hall Debut in SINGIN' SONDHEIM...ONE SONG AT A TIME Tonight, 5/19Elaine Stritch Makes Walt Disney Hall Debut in SINGIN' SONDHEIM...ONE SONG AT A TIME Tonight, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

Following a journey of iconic performances - from Sondheim's Company to her Tony award-winning show Elaine Stritch At Liberty to her Emmy award-winning appearances on 30 Rock - the ferociously age-defiant "Broadway Baby" makes a rare West Coast appearance for Elaine Stritch Singin' Sondheim…One Song at a Time, her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut. (more...)

Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows to Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, 4/24-5/12Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows to Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, 4/24-5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

On April 24, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, will present, direct from its success at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jonathan Brielle's new musical Himself and Nora at its new home, Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary 'LIFE & TIMES OF KATRINA GILBERT', 3/17HBO to Debut Documentary 'LIFE & TIMES OF KATRINA GILBERT', 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK debuts MONDAY, MARCH 17 (9:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, and will be available free online on hbo.com, ShriverReport.org and YouTube, March 17-24. (more...)

Robert Morse & Rick McKay to Be Honored at Special Preview of BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGERobert Morse & Rick McKay to Be Honored at Special Preview of BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) announced its highly anticipated film line-up for the 19th edition, April 3 - 10, 2014, featuring 14 World Premieres, 8 North American and 8 U.S. Premieres. PBIFF (www.pbifilmfest.org) will present features, documentaries and short films from the U.S. and around the world, including Brazil, Venezuela, France, England, Israel, Hong Kong, Japan, India, New Zealand, Austria, the Philippines, Croatia, Australia, Canada, Germany and South Korea, to name just a few, and will play host to filmmakers, producers and actors to represent and discuss their films. (more...)

LUCKY GUY's Fisher, Eisenhauer Win Best Lighting Design, PlayLUCKY GUY's Fisher, Eisenhauer Win Best Lighting Design, Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer have won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for LUCKY GUY. (more...)

It's Official! Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch to Star in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Starting 7/13It's Official! Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch to Star in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Starting 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Tony, Grammy & Golden Globe Award winner Bernadette Peters and Tony & Emmy Award winner Elaine Stritch will return to Broadway in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning masterpiece A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, directed by Tony Award-winner Trevor Nunn. (more...)

Elaine Stritch and John Lahr In Legal Action Over 'AT LIBERTY'Elaine Stritch and John Lahr In Legal Action Over 'AT LIBERTY'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2009

The New York Post reports that famed critic and New Yorker scribe John Lahr has filed legal action against legendary Broadway star Elaine Stritch for the work he did with her on the 2003 Tony Award-winning show, Elaine Stritch: AT LIBERTY. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PASSING STRANGE from Sidecountry Delivers the Poetic Beauty of a Rock and Roll LifeBWW Reviews: PASSING STRANGE from Sidecountry Delivers the Poetic Beauty of a Rock and Roll Life
by Jay Irwin - Jun 14, 2014

How do you put on an autobiographical show, known to be performed by its author, without that author? It's like "700 Sundays" without Billy Crystal or "Elaine Stritch At Liberty" without Elaine Stritch. Well, fledgling theater company Sidecountry Theatre has done just that with their production of "Passing Strange" by Stew and Heidi Rodewald without Stew narrating his own story. And while it's a little odd at first, narrator LeRoy Bell embraces the part and that oddness melts away as his charisma and talent takes center stage. (more...)

TRU Announces Directors in TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series 6/7, 6/14/ 6/21TRU Announces Directors in TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series 6/7, 6/14/ 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the directors of the upcoming reading series 2010 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, which will celebrate women in theater with plays all written, produced and directed by women. (more...)

TRU Announces Directors in TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series 6/7, 6/14/ 6/21TRU Announces Directors in TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series 6/7, 6/14/ 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the directors of the upcoming reading series 2010 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, which will celebrate women in theater with plays all written, produced and directed by women. (more...)

TRU Seeks Submissions For 9th Annual TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series, Deadline 8/22TRU Seeks Submissions For 9th Annual TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series, Deadline 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) seeks submissions for the 9th Annual TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series (deadline: August 22, 2009). TheTRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series is a unique series created to support producers who have an interest in developing new musicals. Shows selected will receive staged readings to be presented on consecutive Monday evenings in December 2009 at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (below W. 3rd Street), NYC. (more...)

MERCHANT OF VENICE to Transfer to Broadway; Opens Oct. 19 at Broadhurst TheatreMERCHANT OF VENICE to Transfer to Broadway; Opens Oct. 19 at Broadhurst Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Following a sold-out, eight week run at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson), Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel announced today that they will transfer Daniel Sullivan's critically acclaimed production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE to Broadway this fall. Al Pacino will reprise his celebrated performance as Shylock for 78 performances only, beginning Tuesday, October 19 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street) and running through Sunday, January 9. Complete casting to be announced at a later date. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch MemorialFLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

InDepth InterView Special Flashback: Elaine StritchInDepth InterView Special Flashback: Elaine Stritch
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 17, 2014

AUTHOR'S NOTE: One of the most iconic Broadway leading ladies in theatrical history, in honor of her passing earlier today at the age of 89, let us revisit this career-spanning InDepth InterView with the one and only Elaine Stritch. As a personal aside, following the conclusion of the interview proper the conversation between Ms. Stritch and I continued for several more minutes and she emphatically relayed to me that this had been her favorite interview to date and that she was incredibly appreciative and pleased with being questioned about the topics chosen herein. The following is reprinted exactly as it originally appeared here on BroadwayWorld on February 17. Hats off to a dynamite dame. (more...)

Rosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's ReactionsRosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's Reactions
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 17, 2014

Upon learning of the passing of Tony and Emmy winner Elaine Stritch, many of her friends, colleagues, and fans expressed their sorrow at the unexpected news. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. (more...)

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Set for Broadway, Begins Performances 9/21BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Set for Broadway, Begins Performances 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that it would team again with Hair producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel to bring the critically acclaimed rock musical BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON to Broadway in the fall. Following a successful run at The Public Theater, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON will begin performances at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street) on Tuesday, September 21. (more...)

TRU Presents A Workshop About Raising Money For TheaterTRU Presents A Workshop About Raising Money For Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2009

As a disheartening number of shows are closing, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) opens up possibilities for tomorrow's productions with an all-day intensive workshop about crucial aspects of raising money for theater on Saturday, January 24 from 10am-6pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (below W. 3rd Street), NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patinkin, Cabell Lead The Public's COMPULSIONPhoto Flash: Patinkin, Cabell Lead The Public's COMPULSION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) will begin previews Tuesday, February 1 for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Oskar Eustis. The cast features Hannah Cabell, Matte Osian, and Mandy Patinkin, with puppet design and puppetry supervision by Matt Acheson. COMPULSION runs through Sunday, March 13 at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette Street) with an official press opening on Thursday, February 17. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary 'LIFE & TIMES OF KATRINA GILBERT', 3/17HBO to Debut Documentary 'LIFE & TIMES OF KATRINA GILBERT', 3/17
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK debuts MONDAY, MARCH 17 (9:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, and will be available free online on hbo.com, ShriverReport.org and YouTube, March 17-24. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 21, 2010BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 21, 2010
by - Feb 21, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

InDepth InterView: Elaine Stritch On New Doc, ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME, Plus Sondheim Stories, Broadway Memories & Much MoreInDepth InterView: Elaine Stritch On New Doc, ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME, Plus Sondheim Stories, Broadway Memories & Much More
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 17, 2014

Today we are setting our sights on one of the most iconic Broadway leading ladies alive and looking back at her astonishingly rich and varied career onstage and onscreen, having worked with many of the most important entertainment figures of the 20th and 21st century over her 60-year career and winning multiple awards and honors in the process - the one and only Elaine Stritch. Touching upon her time in many notable theatrical entities ranging from her early work at The New School under director Erwin Piscator to rubbing elbows with legends like Bertolt Brecht, William Inge, Noel Coward, Tennessee Williams and Marlon Brando to her unforgettable turns in Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY and FOLLIES IN CONCERT, Stritch also shines a light on her indelible performances in the plays of Edward Albee and looks ahead to a staged reading of THREE TALL WOMEN she is pursuing later this year. Most importantly, Stritch opens up about the multi-year process in creating the stunning and awe-inspiring new all-access documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME, directed by Chiemi Karasawa, and outlines how she dealt with cameras documenting her every move for more than two years. Additionally, Stritch comments on her memorable moments in the films of Woody Allen byway of SEPTEMBER and SMALL TIME CROOKS, as well as shares insights into some of her most famous and fabulous co-stars - Ben Gazzara, Alec Baldwin, James Gandolfini, Steve Buscemi and many more included. Plus, Stritch details her recent move back to her hometown of Detroit, Michigan, and shares details about her recent recuperation from hip surgery and ongoing battles with alcoholism as well as learning to see with only eye. As if all of that were not enough, Stritch also imparts her thoughts on why she appeals to the younger generation and how her Emmy-winning 30 ROCK role has raised awareness for her in the last decade and whether she would ever consider pursuing a reality series or new solo cabaret act. All of that, why she hates the word diva and much, much more in this career-spanning conversation with the veritable reigning queen of Broadway herself. (more...)

Mirvish Productions Presents Canadian Premiere of BILLY ELLIOT; Set to Open Feb. 2011 Mirvish Productions Presents Canadian Premiere of BILLY ELLIOT; Set to Open Feb. 2011
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment announced today that the 2009 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Billy Elliot the Musical, featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, will be presented in Toronto as part of the 2010/2011 Mirvish Subscription Season. (more...)

Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows to Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, 4/24-5/12Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows to Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, 4/24-5/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

On April 24, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, will present, direct from its success at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jonathan Brielle's new musical Himself and Nora at its new home, Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tisch School of the Arts 'ON STAGE' GalaPhoto Coverage: Tisch School of the Arts 'ON STAGE' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2008

Broadway, film, and television stars including - Alec Baldwin '94 (30 Rock), Broadway legend Elaine Stritch (At Liberty), Rainn Wilson '89 (The Office) and Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU) - were all on hand at Tisch on Stage, the annual gala benefiting NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Baldwin, along with philanthropist and patron of the arts Iris Cantor; inventor, philanthropist, and patron of Tisch's Kanbar Institute of Film and Television Maurice Kanbar; and 'architect of American regional theater' Zelda Fichandler were honored at the gala on November 17th at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Don't Act Like A Girl Plays The Annoyance, 1/15Don't Act Like A Girl Plays The Annoyance, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2011

Don't Act Like A Girl is a raucous cabaret with a live three person band, queer teen angst, and plenty of confetti. This one-man show flashes back to the life of an awkward young loner who is misdiagnosed, over prescribed and misunderstood until a fatal trip to fat camp ultimately changes his life. Inspired by David Sedaris, 'Elaine Stritch At Liberty' and Chaka Khan, Don't Act Like A Girl uses monologues and songs to tell true stories of special education, musical theatre, 9/11 and teenage drag queens. (more...)

 Stritch Returns to NBC's '30 Rock' Tonight 12/11 Stritch Returns to NBC's '30 Rock' Tonight 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2008

Elaine Stritch won Emmy Award as an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Colleen Donaghy in the NBC sitcom '30 Rock.' She returns to the role tonight, 12/11 for the show's special Christmas episode. (more...)

TRU Seeks Submissions For 9th Annual TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series, Deadline 8/22TRU Seeks Submissions For 9th Annual TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series, Deadline 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2009

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) seeks submissions for the 9th Annual TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series (deadline: August 22, 2009). TheTRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series is a unique series created to support producers who have an interest in developing new musicals. Shows selected will receive staged readings to be presented on consecutive Monday evenings in December 2009 at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street (below W. 3rd Street), NYC. (more...)

Trailer for ELAINE STRITCH: SO SHOOT ME Documentary ReleasedTrailer for ELAINE STRITCH: SO SHOOT ME Documentary Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012

Isotope Films has released the trailer for its documentary about actress Elain Stritch. The video can be found on its website at http://isotopefilms.com/projects.php. (more...)

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Creators Guest On Theater Talk 4/30Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Creators Guest On Theater Talk 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that the creators of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, the hit rock musical, will appear on the nationally syndicated television show 'Theater Talk' this weekend. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 27th, 2011'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 27th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 27, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Next To Normal,' 'Spring Awakening,' 'The Original Grease,' 'Rent,' the 'Waa-Mu' show, the Helen Hayes Awards, and more.... (more...)

Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, Now thru 5/12Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, Now thru 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Tonight, April 24, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, will present, direct from its success at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jonathan Brielle's new musical Himself and Nora at its new home, Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey. (more...)

SONDHEIM WEEK: 1984-CurrentSONDHEIM WEEK: 1984-Current
by Charlie Piane - Apr 19, 2010

BroadwayWorld is proud to present a look at the extensive work of Stephen Sondheim on Broadway! Check out Sondheim's Broadway credits, 1984-Current! (more...)

New Musical HOUDINI, by Danny Elfman and David Yazbek Due 2010 on BroadwayNew Musical HOUDINI, by Danny Elfman and David Yazbek Due 2010 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2008

Tony Award-winning producer Scott Sanders and Tony- nominated architect/set designer David Rockwell announced plans today to present HOUDINI, An Original Musical on Broadway in the spring of 2010. (more...)

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