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UPDATE: Roundabout Theatres to Dim Lights for Joan Rivers; Tally Up to 10
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Now, the list is up to 10 theatres, with the Roundabout Theatre Company announcing that its three theatres (The American Airlines, Studio 54 and the Stephen Sondheim Theatre) will dim their lights as well. (more...)

Breaking News: League Reverses Decision; to Dim Broadway Marquees for Joan Rivers
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

“Joan Rivers loved Broadway and we loved her. Due to the outpouring of love and respect for Joan Rivers from our community and from her friends and fans worldwide, the marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tonight, at exactly 6:45pm for one minute.” (more...)

Ben Crawford, Christina Bianco and More to Join Baltimore Symphony for BROADWAY STANDING OVATIONS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Jack Everly will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in its first SuperPops concert of the 2014-2015 season on Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, October 12 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Natascia Diaz, Nicholas Rodriguez and More Set for Signature Theatre's 2014 'Sizzlin' Summer Nights' Series, 7/9-26
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its' air-conditioned doors once again for the annual Sizzlin' Summer Nights Series. For two and a half weeks, Signature's intimate cabaret venue hosts an eclectic mix of Signature favorites, DC-area stars, and some of New York's most exciting performers. The cabaret series runs July 9 through July 26, with a different performance each night. (more...)

Christina Bianco to Bring DIVA MOMENTS to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/19-20
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Acclaimed performer & YouTube sensation, Christina Bianco, brings her versatile vocals and celebrity impressions to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Thursday, June 19 (8 p.m.) and Friday, June 20 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Marilyn Maye, Mark Nadler & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BWW Blog: Meet BWW's May Blogger, Andrea McArdle
by Guest Blogger: Andrea McArdle - May 1, 2014

Hello everybody at BWW! My name's Andrea! What's yours?! (more...)

NJ Rep Premieres New Musical DATE OF A LIFETIME Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the new musical 'Date of a Lifetime' with book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr., produced in association with Hat on a Hat, LLC, tonight, March 6 through April 6, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. Marlo Hunter is the Director/Choreographer and Daniel Rein is the Musical Director. (more...)

TUNE IN TIME, Exciting New Songwriting Challenge, Hits Stage 72 on 4/7 and 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

TUNE IN TIME, New York City's exciting, new songwriting challenge will premiere at Stage 72 at The Triad Monday April 7 and 14 at 7PM. A lineup of great musical theater songwriters is ready to jump out of the frying pan and into the fire. Three teams of composers and lyricists take on the challenge of a title picked from a hat and the spin of the dreaded Genre Wheel. Will it be rock? Traditional, a la Rodgers & Hammerstein? Experimental? Or even [insert name of large theme-park owning mega-corporation-turned-Broadway-megalopolis here]? (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Will End Run at DR2 Theatre on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

Musical Theatre West to Present West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL, 4/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the third production of their 61st season, the West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL: The New Gershwin Musical, created and directed by Ray Roderick, musicaldirection by Bret Simmons with choreography by Charlie Williams. S'WONDERFUL will preview on Friday, April 4, open on Saturday, April 5 and perform for three weeks only through Sunday, April 20 at The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, located at 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. (more...)

VIDEO: Impressionist Christina Bianco Does Liza, Kristin, Babs & More on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Below, watch her impersonate Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, Kristin Chenoweth and many more singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Incredible Diva Moments with Christina Bianco at Rockwell
by Aimee Curameng - Jun 30, 2014

Christina Bianco is best known for her cover of 'Let It Go' that went viral at the height of Frozen frenzy. In the video, she impersonates everyone from Barbra to Celine from Bernadette to Alanis and at her show titled 'Diva Moments' at Rockwell on Sunday, June 29th , she brought those divas and more to a packed house of enthusiastic fans. (more...)

TUNE IN TIME, The Olympics of Musical Theater Songwriting, Stages Another Round of Competition at Stage 72, 7/1
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 29, 2014

TUNE IN TIME, New York City's exciting, new musical theater challenge returns to Stage 72 on Tuesday, July 1 at 9 pm with a new crop of exciting up-and-coming musical theater songwriters. The composers and lyricists must write a song from a musical whose title is literally picked from a hat, and in the genre determined by a spin of "The Dreaded Genre Wheel." Will it be a historical epic? Something a la Rodgers & Hammerstein? Or even [insert name of large theme-park owning megacorporation-turned-Broadway-megalopolis here]? Oh yeah, and they have just 20 minutes to do it. (more...)

Christina Bianco and Velma Celli to Make Edinburgh Fringe Debut in DIVALLUSION, July 31-Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Drama Desk Award nominee and YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli make their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut in Divallusion at Assembly Checkpoint from Thursday 31st July - Thursday 21st August at 19.25 (20.25 ends). (more...)

New York Theatre Barn to Feature Musical Theatre Writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

New York Theatre Barn will present the next installment of their New Works Series, featuring musical theater writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang on Monday, June 23rd at 7:30pm at the DR2 Theatre (Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street). Tickets are $15.00 ($10.00 for students) and are available for purchase in advance at www.web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9916053 (more...)

NYTB to Continue New Works Series with Michael Cooper's 'TIMELINES' and Timothy Huang's PETER AND THE WALL, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

New York Theatre Barn will present the next installment of their New Works Series, featuring musical theater writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang on Monday, June 23rd at 7:30pm at the DR2 Theatre (Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street). (more...)

Christina Bianco and Laurissa Romain Join Tim Realbuto at 54 Below, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Drama Desk Award Nominee CHRISTINA BIANCO (Forbidden Broadway; Newsical The Musical) and South Pacific's LAURISSA ROMAIN ('Finally Famous'; 'The Voice') join the starry line-up of special guests for Tim Realbuto's upcoming (not so) solo show at 54 Below entitled Tim Realbuto: Alone (With Plenty of Help). (more...)

TUNE IN TIME, New York's New Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Show, Returns to Stage 72, 6/25 and 7/1
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 13, 2014

After a successful launch with two shows/competitions in April, New York City's exciting, new musical theater songwriting challenge, TUNE IN TIME, returns to Stage 72 (The Triad) on Wednesday, June 25 and Tuesday, July 1 at 9 pm. A new roster of great up and coming musical theater--six composers and six lyricists-is ready to take on the challenge of writing a song from a musical whose title is, literally, picked from a hat in the style determined by a spin of The Dreaded Genre Wheel. Will it be a historical epic? Something a la Rodgers & Hammerstein? Experimental? Or even [insert name of large theme-park owning mega-corporation-turned-Broadway-megalopolis here]? Oh . . . and they have just 20 minutes to do it. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Malcolm Gets & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco & More Set for Birdland, 2/10-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club's schedule for February 10-16 includes Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco's Birthday Bash, Rotem Sivan Trio, Arturo O'Farrill, David Ostwald, Barbara Carroll Duo with Jay Leonhart, Jim Caruso's cast party, and MORE! (more...)

THE CHOCOLATE SHOW! Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Performances of Off-Broadway's tastiest new musical The Chocolate Show! begin Saturday, February 1 at 8pm with an official opening set for Valentine's Day, February 14 at 7pm at the 47th Street Theatre, 304 West 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The Chocolate Show! is written by Alan Golub (book, music and lyrics) & Laura Goldfader (book and music), with direction by Dan Foster, choreography by Grady McLeod Bowman and under the music direction of Jeffrey Klitz. Tickets for The Chocolate Show! are $39.50 - $59.50 and can be arranged online at www.ticketcentral.com or by calling 212.279.4200 or at the TicketCentral Box Office located at 416 West 42nd Street. The 47th Street Theatre box office (304 West 47th Street) will open 30 minutes before each performance. (more...)

Reality Star Kandi Burruss Scores Top 10 Single
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Kandi Koated Entertainment is pleased to announce that Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, reality TV star and business mogul, KANDI BURRUSS, just released a Top 10 (#8) single with 'LET THEM LOVE.' (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance Kicks Off '20at20' Deal For 48 Shows Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

The Off Broadway Alliance will again sponsor 20at20, the bi-annual celebration of Off Broadway. The popular promotion, which begins today, January 21st and continues through February 9th, makes $20 tickets available for 48 Off Broadway plays and musicals twenty minutes prior to curtain. Now in its 8th year, 20at20 has become one of New York's most eagerly-anticipated promotions for budget-conscious theatre-goers. (more...)

Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club announces its February 2014 schedule, featuring: 4 Generations of Miles with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams & Sonny Fortune; Reflections of Monk with Tom Harrell, Greg Osby, Melissa Aldana, Aaron Goldberg, Ben Allison & Matt Wilson; Quest with Dave Liebman, Richie Beirach, Ron McClure & Billy Hart; Joey DeFrancesco Organ Trio; Cyrille Aimee; Barbara Carroll; Christina Bianco's Birthday Bash; Jay Leonhart Duo; Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne; Anne Tofflemire; Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Real Housewife Kandi Burruss Celebrates Opening Night in NEWSICAL
by Jessica Gordon - Jan 14, 2014

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter and reality television star Kandi Burruss just joined the cast of off Broadway's smash comedy Newsical The Musical for two weeks. Newsical The Musical is the forever changing, completely un-sanitized musical mockery of all the news that's fit to spoof. From Honey Boo Boo to selfies, Pope Francis to Miley Cyrus, marriage equality to Obamacare, Newsical The Musical sets all of today's biggest pop culture headlines to song. Newsical The Musical plays daily (except Wednesdays) at Theatre Row on 42nd Street. Kandi Burruss' final performance will be Sunday, January 26th. BroadwayWorld was there for Kandi's big opening night and you can check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2014 Season, which opens on June 16 with Billy Elliot The Musical. "We're so happy these exciting artists are creating our 2014 season," said Isaacson. "This is a challenging season, one with incredible variety and power. We're fortunate that such extraordinary talents will be creating our 'Muny Magic.'" (more...)

NJ Rep to Premiere New Musical DATE OF A LIFETIME, 3/6-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the new musical 'Date of a Lifetime' with book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr., produced in association with Hat on a Hat, LLC, on March 6 through April 6, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. Marlo Hunter is the Director/Choreographer and Daniel Rein is the Musical Director. (more...)

Andrea McArdle to Bring DREAM ROLES to 54 Below; Runs 2/10-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Andrea McArdle returns to 54 Below with an all new show that celebrates the power and magic of performing "that great role." Lovers and liars, heroes and villains, elegant ladies and outrageous broads, there is nothing that excites the imagination more than watching a classic character come to vivid life on stage. In DREAM ROLES, Andrea brings her soaring vocals to some of the theatre's greatest roles, the roles she's loved, the role's she's played and the roles she's always dreamed of performing. DREAM ROLES also showcases the dynamic melodies of Broadway musical masters, Sondheim, Herman, Strouse, and more. Join Andrea as she pulls back the curtain, and turns up the spotlight on her greatest theatrical inspirations…along with a few surprises, after all, it's all about DREAM ROLES this time! (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL to Give Valentine's Presents to Its Entire Audience, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, which begins previews on Friday, February 7th will be giving Valentine's presents to the entire audience on Friday, February 14th at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street- in Union Square). The producers of the show felt that everyone deserves to feel loved and appreciated. After all, the musical comedy is based on the real-life story of a woman who wrote this show while going through her own divorce from a Broadway producer, who left her for a much younger woman. (more...)

Robin de Jesus, David Ayers, Christina Bianco & More Set for York's MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT, 2/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Make Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes direction by David Glenn Armstrong, music direction by Amanda Morton, and casting by Geoff Josselson. (more...)

Sally Schwab Comes to the Laurie Beechman with ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

NYC's favorite babysitter, Sally Schwab, is back by popular demand with more hilarious anecdotes, high-octane vocals, and too-bizarre-to-be-true stories of her 'ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING'. Written with and directed by Back Stage Bistro award winner and 3 time Drama Desk nominee Tom D'Angora (Newsical the Musical, Naked Boys Singing!, and Divas I've Done), this 60 minute show follows a young wide-eyed aspiring actress as she navigates the insane world of auditions, cruise ships, children's theatre, 'Camp Broadway', and her go-to survival job of raising NYC's most...colorful...children. (more...)

Sally Schwab Comes to the Laurie Beechman with ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

NYC's favorite babysitter, Sally Schwab, is back by popular demand with more hilarious anecdotes, high-octane vocals, and too-bizarre-to-be-true stories of her 'ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING'. Written with and directed by Back Stage Bistro award winner and 3 time Drama Desk nominee Tom D'Angora (Newsical the Musical, Naked Boys Singing!, and Divas I've Done), this 60 minute show follows a young wide-eyed aspiring actress as she navigates the insane world of auditions, cruise ships, children's theatre, 'Camp Broadway', and her go-to survival job of raising NYC's most...colorful...children. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/22-2/23/2014
by - Feb 23, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 23, 2014 - Sunday, February 23, 2014. (more...)

Orfeh, Titus Burgess, Christina Bianco & More to Join Rachel Potter at 54 Below Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents X Factor finalist and Broadway's own Rachel Potter. Joining her for special guest performances are Orfeh (Legally Blonde, Saturday Night Fever, Footloose), Tituss Burgess (Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, 30 Rock), Youtube sensation, and impressionist, Christina Bianco (Newsical, Forbidden Broadway), and fellow X Factor finalist, Khaya Cohen. (more...)

DATE OF A LIFETIME to Run 3/6-4/6 at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

It's a jungle out there! Finding a soul mate can be an exhausting experience for lonely hearts looking for love in all the wrong places. But for Marvin and Katie, it's kismet when their eyes first meet at a speed dating event. During their brief time together, they imagine what their lives would be like if they allowed this momentary encounter to evolve to the next level. Their decisions may determine their entire future and whether this will turn out to be a date from hell or a date of a lifetime. (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL Gives Valentine's Presents to Its Entire Audience Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, which began previews on Friday, February 7th will be giving Valentine's presents to the entire audience tonight, February 14th at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street- in Union Square). (more...)

VIDEO: Impressionist Christina Bianco Sings 'Let It Go' as Menzel, Chenoweth & More!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Christina Bianco performed at New York's Birdland and treated the audience to covers of the Oscar-nominated song 'Let It Go' from Disney's Frozen ala Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato and other famous vocalists. (more...)

York Theatre Company's MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Make Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes direction by David Glenn Armstrong, music direction by Amanda Morton, and casting by Geoff Josselson. (more...)

THE CHOCOLATE SHOW! to Open Off-Broadway on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Off-Broadway's tastiest new musical The Chocolate Show! opens tonight, Valentine's Day, February 14 at 7pm at the 47th Street Theatre, 304 West 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Audiences at the opening night performance will each receive the world's most expensive chocolate truffle by chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt. The Chocolate Show! is written by Alan Golub (book, music and lyrics) & Laura Goldfader (book and music), with direction by Dan Foster, choreography by Grady McLeod Bowman and under the music direction of Jeffrey Klitz. (more...)

Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club announces its February 2014 schedule, featuring: 4 Generations of Miles with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams & Sonny Fortune; Reflections of Monk with Tom Harrell, Greg Osby, Melissa Aldana, Aaron Goldberg, Ben Allison & Matt Wilson; Quest with Dave Liebman, Richie Beirach, Ron McClure & Billy Hart; Joey DeFrancesco Organ Trio; Cyrille Aimee; Barbara Carroll; Christina Bianco's Birthday Bash; Jay Leonhart Duo; Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne; Anne Tofflemire; Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Competitors Announced for TUNE IN TIME, New York's Exciting New Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge at Stage 72, 4/7
by Stephen Hanks - Apr 5, 2014

What happens when a composer and a lyricist have to write a song from a new musical (invented on the spot), in a style determined by the spin of the dreaded Genre Wheel . . . in 20 minutes? Brain-frying fun! Brave musical theater composers and lyricists Kevin Ray, Arianna Rose, Dan Wolpow, Adam Spiegel, Andy Roninson, and Drew Fornarola will step up to the creative plate in the April 7 premiere of the exciting new songwriting competition TUNE IN TIME at Stage 72 (formerly The Triad) at 7pm. The finals will be on April 14 at 7pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Christina Bianco Sings 'Part of Your World' Parody for Short Girls!
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2014

In the video below, Christina Bianco sings a parody of 'Part Of Your World' inspired by the struggles of all the petite girls in the world! #ShortyProblems. Watch the full performance below. (more...)

Musical Theatre West to Present West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL, 4/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the third production of their 61st season, the West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL: The New Gershwin Musical, created and directed by Ray Roderick, musicaldirection by Bret Simmons with choreography by Charlie Williams. S'WONDERFUL will preview today, April 4, open on Saturday, April 5 and perform for three weeks only through Sunday, April 20 at The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, located at 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

New Competitors Announced for TUNE IN TIME, New York's Exciting Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge at Stage 72, 4/14
by Stephen Hanks - Apr 12, 2014

What happens when a composer and a lyricist have to write a song from a new musical (invented on the spot), in a style determined by the spin of the dreaded Genre Wheel . . . in 20 minutes? Brainfrying fun! Brave musical theater composers and lyricists David Ingber, Erin Hill, Jack Lechner, James Harvey, Kristin Bair and Rosemary Loar will step up to the songwriting plate on April 14 at 7pm at Stage 72 (The Triad). (more...)

Off-Broadway's TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Plays Final Performance on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

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