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'Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab' Opens 9/17; Dedicated to Memory of Alvin Colt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008

Gerard Alessandrini's new edition, Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab will open on Wednesday, September 17th at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47th Street). The show is now in previews. This edition is dedicated to the memory of the legendary Alvin Colt, who designed the show's costumes for 15 years. (more...)

Review - Forbidden Broadway Goes To Rehab & The TempestReview - Forbidden Broadway Goes To Rehab & The Tempest
by Kristin Salaky - Sep 21, 2008

'Only the great deserve the darts of satire,' proclaimed an advertisement for the New York leg of the Bolshoi Ballet Company's 1936 American tour, a classy reply to the spoofing they were receiving from George Balanchine's dance piece La Princesse Zenobia, a highlight of George Abbott and Rodgers and Hart's Broadway hit On Your Toes. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab' Has A Joyous Opening Night!Photo Coverage: 'Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab' Has A Joyous Opening Night!
by Pablo Pimienta - Sep 19, 2008

After a record-breaking run of 27 years, including 18 separate editions and more than 9,000 performances, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway will play its final performance on January 15th, 2009. The newest edition, 'Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab' had it's Opening Night on Wednesday, September 17th and the BroadwayWorld.com cameras were there! (more...)

Forbidden Broadway To Close After 27 Years After Their Final Trip to 'Rehab'Forbidden Broadway To Close After 27 Years After Their Final Trip to 'Rehab'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2008

After a record-breaking run of 27 years, including 18 separate editions and more than 9,000 performances, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway will play its final performance on January 15th, 2009, the 27th anniversary of the show's debut at Palsson's Supper Club in 1982. (more...)

Photo Flash: Forbidden Broadway Welcomes [title of show] Stars Blackwell and BlickenstaffPhoto Flash: Forbidden Broadway Welcomes [title of show] Stars Blackwell and Blickenstaff
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2008

The former leading ladies of [title of show], Susan Blackwell and Heidi Blickenstaff stopped by Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab to watch themselves be spoofed. (more...)

Photo Flash: [title of show] at Forbidden Broadway Goes to RehabPhoto Flash: [title of show] at Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008

This week, Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen and Michael Berresse stopped by Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab to watch themselves be spoofed. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Forbidden Broadway Goes To Rehab'BWW TV: 'Forbidden Broadway Goes To Rehab'
by Eddie Varley - Oct 1, 2008

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway will play its final performance on January 15th, 2009, the 27th anniversary of the show's debut at Palsson's Supper Club in 1982. The newest edition, 'Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab' now playing at the 47Th Street Theatre had it's Opening Night on Wednesday, September 17th and the BWW TV cameras were there let you share in all the fun! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Announces SONG SALON CastAmas Musical Theatre Announces SONG SALON Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2010

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff/Producing Artistic Director) announced the cast accompanying Forbidden Broadway's Gerard Alessandrini in the launch of the 'The Amas Musical Theatre Song Salon'. They include several Broadway and Forbidden Broadway veterans including: Cristina Bianco (2009 Drama Desk Nominee for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical-Forbidden Broadway: Goes to Rehab), Donna English (Lend Me A Tenor, Forbidden Broadway SVU: Special Victims Unit), Gina Kreiezmar (several Forbidden Broadways), and Kevin B. McGlynn (National tours of Kiss Me Kate and All Shook Up and several Forbidden Broadways). (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebration Comes to Birdland Nov. 23FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebration Comes to Birdland Nov. 23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

On Monday, November 23 at 9:30 pm, Jim Caruso's Cast Party the weekly event held at Birdland, 315 West 44th Street (bet 8th & 9th Ave) will open with a special celebration / book release party for 'Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain'. Creator Gerard Alessandrini will be performing along with Nora Mae Lyng, the show's other original cast member; as well as some of FB stalwarts Michael West, Christina Bianco, and Gina Kreiezmar, with longtime pianist David Caldwell. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebration Comes to Birdland Nov. 23FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebration Comes to Birdland Nov. 23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

On Monday, November 23 at 9:30 pm, Jim Caruso's Cast Party the weekly event held at Birdland, 315 West 44th Street (bet 8th & 9th Ave) will open with a special celebration / book release party for 'Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain'. Creator Gerard Alessandrini will be performing along with Nora Mae Lyng, the show's other original cast member; as well as some of FB stalwarts Michael West, Christina Bianco, and Gina Kreiezmar, with longtime pianist David Caldwell. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: Behind the Mylar Curtain Book Now Avaliable FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: Behind the Mylar Curtain Book Now Avaliable
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2009

'Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain' written by Gerard Alessandrini with Michael Portantiere, has just been released. (more...)

Weeklong Celebration of Oscars Held in NYC, Ends In Live Screening At Lincoln CenterWeeklong Celebration of Oscars Held in NYC, Ends In Live Screening At Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2010

As the backdrop to countless movies both new and old, New York City occupies a prominent place in film history-and now, NYC & Company, the City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, is offering residents and visitors the chance to participate in the first-ever official live Oscars® screening, as well as in activities and programming leading up to it from March 1 to 7. (more...)

'Spring Forward' - CD Review Roundup'Spring Forward' - CD Review Roundup
by Naomi Plume - Mar 24, 2009

Well, it's time to get out of your homes, dorms and apartments and enjoy all the upcoming great weather. That means, of course, that your portable music devices need to be 'loaded up' with all the stuff you want to hear, while at the airports, beaches, parties and other destinations you'll be frequenting over the Spring and Summer seasons. Here's the latest stuff I've been sent (or acquired) and assigned to listen to.

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Photo Flash: Jamie de Roy & Friends Perform at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Jamie de Roy & Friends Perform at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presented a special evening of her Multi-MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & Friends on Sunday, February 28th at 6pm at the famed New York music room Birdland, with an evening of songs from Academy Award®-winning Films. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Extends 'Stay' Until 3/1FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Extends 'Stay' Until 3/1
by Pablo Pimienta - Mar 1, 2009

Variety is reporting that Gerard Allesandrini's Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab is extending and will now end its 27-year New York run on March 1st rather than January 15th. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Ends Record Breaking Run 3/1FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Ends Record Breaking Run 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2009

After a record-breaking run of 27 years, including 18 separate editions and more than 9,000 performances, Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY will play their final New York performance at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47th Street) on Sunday, March 1, 2009. (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATION & BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Plays John W. Engeman Theater At Northport 1/8 & 1/9BROADWAY CELEBRATION & BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Plays John W. Engeman Theater At Northport 1/8 & 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is pleased to announce BROADWAY CELEBRATION on Friday January 8, 2010 at 8PM and BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT on Saturday January 9, 2010 at 8PM, produced exclusively for the theater by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis. Both shows will feature Big Broadway talent in the intimate 400 seat setting of the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport. (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATION & BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Plays John W. Engeman Theater At Northport 1/8 & 1/9BROADWAY CELEBRATION & BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Plays John W. Engeman Theater At Northport 1/8 & 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is pleased to announce BROADWAY CELEBRATION on Friday January 8, 2010 at 8PM and BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT on Saturday January 9, 2010 at 8PM, produced exclusively for the theater by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis. Both shows will feature Big Broadway talent in the intimate 400 seat setting of the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christina Bianco Brings MORE DIVA MOMENTS to BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Christina Bianco Brings MORE DIVA MOMENTS to Birdland
by Walter McBride - Jan 29, 2013

The Broadway at Birdland concert series just featured Christina Bianco's in More Diva Moments: Songs That Made Divas Out Of The Women Who Sang Them!' Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Off Broadway Offers $20 Tickets 20 Minutes Before ShowtimeOff Broadway Offers $20 Tickets 20 Minutes Before Showtime
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

For two weeks only, Off-Broadway will offer tickets for only $20 twenty minutes before show time. '20at20' is now a bi-annual celebration of NY's best shows, in the tradition of Restaurant Week! Beginning Monday, January 26th and continuing through Sunday, February 8th, Off-Broadway shows* will offer seats still available twenty minutes before the curtain, for only $20 when purchased at the box office for over twenty shows (cash only at some venues; some restrictions may apply). (A complete list follows). (more...)

Off Broadway Offers $20 Tickets 20 Minutes Before ShowtimeOff Broadway Offers $20 Tickets 20 Minutes Before Showtime
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2009

For two weeks only, Off-Broadway will offer tickets for only $20 twenty minutes before show time. '20at20' is now a bi-annual celebration of NY's best shows, in the tradition of Restaurant Week! Beginning Monday, January 26th and continuing through Sunday, February 8th, Off-Broadway shows* will offer seats still available twenty minutes before the curtain, for only $20 when purchased at the box office for over twenty shows (cash only at some venues; some restrictions may apply). (A complete list follows). (more...)

Jamie de Roy & Friends Come To BirdlandJamie de Roy & Friends Come To Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her Multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & friends on Sunday, February 28th (6PM) at the famed New York jazz hot-spot Birdland (315 West 44th Street ~ between 8th & 9th Avenues) with an evening of songs from Academy Award®-winning Films. (more...)

Birdland Presents Jamie deRoy & Friends: Special Oscar Edition, 2/28Birdland Presents Jamie deRoy & Friends: Special Oscar Edition, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her Multi-MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & Friends on Sunday, February 28th at 6pm at the famed New York music room Birdland (315 West 44th Street) with an evening of songs from Academy Award®-winning Films. This event is part of the long-running Broadway at Birdland concert series. (more...)

Weeklong Celebration of Oscars Held in NYC, Ends In Live Screening At Lincoln CenterWeeklong Celebration of Oscars Held in NYC, Ends In Live Screening At Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

As the backdrop to countless movies both new and old, New York City occupies a prominent place in film history-and now, NYC & Company, the City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, is offering residents and visitors the chance to participate in the first-ever official live Oscars® screening, as well as in activities and programming leading up to it from March 1 to 7. (more...)

Gatlin, McDaniel, Sachon & More Set To Celebrate The Oscars At BirdlandGatlin, McDaniel, Sachon & More Set To Celebrate The Oscars At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her Multi-MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & Friends on Sunday, February 28th at 6pm at the famed New York music room Birdland (315 West 44th Street) with an evening of songs from Academy Award®-winning Films. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Ends Record Breaking Run 3/1FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Ends Record Breaking Run 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2009

After a record-breaking run of 27 years, including 18 separate editions and more than 9,000 performances, Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY will play their final New York performance at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47th Street) on Sunday, March 1, 2009. (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATION & BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Plays John W. Engeman Theater At Northport 1/8 & 1/9BROADWAY CELEBRATION & BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Plays John W. Engeman Theater At Northport 1/8 & 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is pleased to announce BROADWAY CELEBRATION on Friday January 8, 2010 at 8PM and BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT on Saturday January 9, 2010 at 8PM, produced exclusively for the theater by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis. Both shows will feature Big Broadway talent in the intimate 400 seat setting of the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport. (more...)

NEW YORK TIMES Reveals Brantley and Isherwood's 2008 Top 10 ListsNEW YORK TIMES Reveals Brantley and Isherwood's 2008 Top 10 Lists
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2008

In the current weekend edition of the New York Times Arts Section, Times theater critics Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood offer their 'Top Ten' choices for the stage for 2008. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Christina Bianco Spreads Christmas Cheer with Celebrity Impressions!STAGE TUBE: Christina Bianco Spreads Christmas Cheer with Celebrity Impressions!
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

Drama Desk nominee Christina Bianco (Forbidden Broadway) released a new video last week in time for the holidays full of celebrity impressions spreading holiday cheer. Check out the full video below! (more...)

Esparza and Kreiezmar Guest on 'Sirius Live on Broadway' with Rudestky 12/17Esparza and Kreiezmar Guest on 'Sirius Live on Broadway' with Rudestky 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2008

Seth Rudetsky will interview Raul Esparza from Speed-the-Plow and Gina Kreiezmar from Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab for a SIRIUS XM broadcast featuring live musical performances and interviews on Wednesday, December 17th at 12pm. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Extends 'Stay' Until 3/1FORBIDDEN BROADWAY GOES TO REHAB Extends 'Stay' Until 3/1
by Pablo Pimienta - Dec 10, 2008

Variety is reporting that Gerard Allesandrini's Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab is extending and will now end its 27-year New York run on March 1st rather than January 15th. (more...)

54th Annual Drama Desk Award Noms Announced, '9 To 5' Leads Pack with 15 Nods54th Annual Drama Desk Award Noms Announced, '9 To 5' Leads Pack with 15 Nods
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

Nominations for the 54th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at the New York Friars Club by Faith Prince and Jim Dale, multi-award winning stage stars. They were joined for the announcement by William Wolf, Drama Desk President, Barbara Siegel, Chairperson of the Drama Desk Nominating Committee, Robert R. Blume, Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards ceremony, and Randie Levine-Miller, Director of Special Events for the Drama Desk. (more...)

Christina Bianco Joins Marti Gould Cummings For UnTucked and UnCensoredChristina Bianco Joins Marti Gould Cummings For UnTucked and UnCensored
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2011

Drama Desk nominated actress Christina Bianco will join nightlife host Marti Gould Cummings for the Easter edition of UnTucked and UnCensored at Vig27. (more...)

Christina Bianco Joins Marti Gould Cummings For UnTucked and UnCensoredChristina Bianco Joins Marti Gould Cummings For UnTucked and UnCensored
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

Drama Desk nominated actress Christina Bianco will join nightlife host Marti Gould Cummings for the Easter edition of UnTucked and UnCensored at Vig27. (more...)

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