Barb Jungr & John McDaniel to Play Feinstein's at the Nikko This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

In this exciting collaboration, award winning-vocalist and performer, Barb Jungr, and Grammy and Emmy Award-winner, John McDaniel, bring their acclaimed show, Come Together, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only -- Friday, November 6 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, November 7 (7 p.m.) (more...)

Patti LuPone to Guest on Season 3 of HBO's GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Stage legend Patti LuPone will have a guest starring role on the third season of HBO's GIRLS. The news was confirmed to BWW by LuPone's press rep this afternoon. (more...)

Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman to be Honored at Primary Stages' Gala; Lane, Tveit & More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director) has announced that their annual Gala will take place Monday, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The event will celebrate the company and honor Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. The evening will feature musical numbers from Hairspray, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Catch Me If You Can, and the TV show 'Smash' and tributes and performances by Tony winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten, 'Smash'), Obie winner Bridget Everett (Rock Bottom, Jukebox Jackie), Annie Golden (Violet, 'Orange is the New Black'), Tony winner Nathan Lane (The Producers, Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams at Primary Stages), Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), and other surprise guests. (more...)

LuPone & Patinkin Reunite in 8 Philadelphia Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2007

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin perform 'An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin,' a theatrical staged concert at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia for 8 performances only from October 23-29. This is LuPone and Patinkin's first time on stage together since their Tony Award winning performances in Evita! (more...)

Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp Appear In RENT: The Broadway Tour At OCPAC 10/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum and Allan S. Gordon have announced that Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart will reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in RENT: The Broadway Tour when it visits the Orange County Performing Arts Center for a special one-week only engagement October 20 - 25. (more...)

Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Will Be Honored at Primary Stages' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director) has announced that their annual Gala will take place Monday, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The event will celebrate the company and honor Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman andScott Wittman. The evening will feature musical numbers from Hairspray, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,Catch Me If You Can, and the TV show 'Smash' with presenters and performers including Obie winnerBridget Everett (Rock Bottom, Jukebox Jackie), Ana Gasteyer (Wicked, 'Saturday Night Live'), Annie Golden (Violet, 'Orange is the New Black'), emcee Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray, On the Town), Tony winnerNathan Lane (The Producers, Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams at Primary Stages), Caissie Levy (Les Miserables, Ghost, Murder Ballad), Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal, Grease! LIVE), Marc Shaiman (performing a number from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), and other surprise guests. (more...)

SRT's 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' Benefit to Feature Shaiman, Wittman, Shire & More, 11/16; Seth Rudetsky Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

Sonnet Repertory Theatre (SRT) has announced its scheduled line-up for 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' concert, which takes place on November 16 at the 92YTribeca. Contributing composers to this one-night-only benefit event include: Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Drama Desk Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated composers and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman (Hairspray, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Patti LuPone on Broadway), Tony, Grammy and Emmy-nominated and Academy Award-winning composer David Shire (Baby, Closer Than Ever, Big, Saturday Night Fever), Georgia Stitt (This Ordinary Thursday: The Songs Of Georgia Stitt with Sara Ramirez, Kelli O'Hara, Faith Prince, and many more), Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Educating Rita, Standup Shakespeare), Karl Mansfield (conductor and keyboardist for Broadway's Xanadu, La Boheme, 13, Dracula, Corum Boy, Sweet Charity, and Off-Broadway's Grey Gardens, Toxic Avenger, Shafrika the White Girl and Alter Boyz), and Wade McCollum (composer and lyricist for ONE, and award-winning performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' Celebrates Shaiman and Wittman at 2015 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2015

The Primary Stages' 2015 Gala took place tonight, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The event celebrated the company and honored Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Feted Tonight at Primary Stages' 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Primary Stages' 2015 Gala will take place tonight, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The event will celebrate the company and honor Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

SRT's 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' Benefit to Feature Shaiman, Wittman, Shire & More, 11/16; Seth Rudetsky Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Sonnet Repertory Theatre (SRT) has announced its scheduled line-up for 'Sonnet Sings the Bard' concert, which takes place on November 16 at the 92YTribeca. Contributing composers to this one-night-only benefit event include: Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Drama Desk Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated composers and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman (Hairspray, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Patti LuPone on Broadway), Tony, Grammy and Emmy-nominated and Academy Award-winning composer David Shire (Baby, Closer Than Ever, Big, Saturday Night Fever), Georgia Stitt (This Ordinary Thursday: The Songs Of Georgia Stitt with Sara Ramirez, Kelli O'Hara, Faith Prince, and many more), Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Educating Rita, Standup Shakespeare), Karl Mansfield (conductor and keyboardist for Broadway's Xanadu, La Boheme, 13, Dracula, Corum Boy, Sweet Charity, and Off-Broadway's Grey Gardens, Toxic Avenger, Shafrika the White Girl and Alter Boyz), and Wade McCollum (composer and lyricist for ONE, and award-winning performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch). (more...)

Breaking News: Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Will Lead Premiere of WAR PAINT at Chicago's Goodman Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

They were the brand name on every woman's lips. Goodman Theatre announces it will produce the world premiere of War Paint, a new musical that charts the ascent and arch-rivalry of cosmetics entrepreneurs Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden. Patti LuPone, who 'generates more raw excitement than any other performer on Broadway' (The New York Times), and Christine Ebersole, a 'first-class, revitalizing master of period style' (The New York Times), respectively star as Rubinstein and Arden, the brilliant innovators with humble roots who shrewdly navigated the 1930s male-dominated business world to forever change the business of beauty. Directed by Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then, Grey Gardens), War Paint reunites Scott Frankel and Michael Korie-the acclaimed composer and lyricist team of Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven-with Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright (Grey Gardens, I Am My Own Wife, The Little Mermaid). The musical is inspired by the book, War Paint, by Lindy Woodhead and the documentary film, The Powder & the Glory, by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman.   (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

Patti LuPone Returns to 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone returns to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, in her acclaimed concert, 'The Lady with The Torch,' April 2 - 14, 2015. (more...)

'Don't Monkey' with Patti LuPone's New Show at Symphony Space This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Patti LuPone is bringing her no-nonsense Broadway swagger to the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre this spring in a new show titled, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY, as part of Symphony Space's 'Project B-Way/95' series. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Billy Eichner & More Set for Ars Nova's Night Celebrating Bridget Everett
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Ars Nova has announced the lineup for Bridget Everett Gets F*cked by Ars Nova, a one-night-only blow-out concert celebrating everyone's favorite badass b*tch, alt-cabaret priestess and Ars Nova All Star, Bridget Everett. In addition to Everett herself, the benefit concert, directed by Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Rock Bottom), will feature tributes, roasts and send-up performances from Grammy and Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone and actor, comedian and Emmy-nominee Billy Eichner. Comedians, drag queens and entertainers aplenty round out the lineup, including Jim Andralis, DJ Jonjon Battles, Justin Vivian Bond, John Early, Cole Escola, Dan Finnerty, Murray Hill, Champagne Jerry, DJ Sammy Jo, Larry Krone, Erin Markey, Molly Pope, Marc Shaiman, Sweetie, The Tender Moments (Matt Ray, Mike Jackson, Carmine Covelli and Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz), Chris Tyler, Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad (VIDS); plus a few fun surprises. (more...)

Patti LuPone's AMERICAN HORROR STORY Character Revealed
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Broadway vet Patti Lupone is among the all-star cast set for the highly-anticipated third season of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN. (more...)

Official: BONNIE & CLYDE to Start Previews on Broadway November 4; Open December 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

First reported exclusively by BroadwayWorld.com on Tuesday, the producers of the new musical BONNIE & CLYDE have announced that the show as the first new musical to open this fall on Broadway. It will play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), beginning previews on Friday, November 4th and opening on Thursday, December 1st. BONNIE & CLYDE has direction by JEFF CALHOUN, music by FRANK WILDHORN, lyrics by DON BLACK, book by IVAN MENCHELL and music supervision/orchestrations/arrangements by JOHN McDANIEL. (more...)

A Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 28, 2015

Symphony Space will usher in a new series of works for its 2015-16 season, thanks to new artistic director Andrew Byrne. (more...)

Tony Winner Patti LuPone to Voice Role on Animated Series STEVEN UNIVERSE
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Patti LuPone is headed to Cartoon Network! The co-executive producer of the series STEVEN UNIVERSE took to Twitter today to announce that Broadway royalty LuPone will be lending her voice to a character in the animated show. (more...)

Patti LuPone to Perform FAR AWAY PLACES at Davies Symphony Hall, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, January 20 - 2-time Tony and 2-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Patti LuPone brings her new concert Far Away Places to San Francisco on Monday, February 23 at Davies Symphony Hall. Joined by her five-piece band, LuPone's performance features renditions of songs by an eclectic list of songwriters including Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Willie Nelson, Kurt Weill, Edith Piaf, Frederick Hollander, and the Bee Gees. The original live show of Far Away Places opened the Manhattan music venue 54 Below in 2012, a live recording of which was released in 2013. (more...)

Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Artistic director Charles Busch -- in his Lyrics & Lyricists debut -- serves up a cavalcade of stories and songs about the legendary women of Hollywood's movie musical Golden Age in 'Here's to the Girls!' on February 7, 8 and 9, 2015 at 92Y. (more...)

LuPone & Patinkin Reunite At The State, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2011

Appearing together again after their Tony Award® winning performances in Evita, Patti LuPone joins Mandy Patinkin onstage for An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. These Broadway legends will bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert to the State Theatre in Easton for one performance only on Saturday, February 12th at 8 PM. (more...)

SONDHEIM ORIGINALS: OLD FRIENDS Set for 54 Below, 1/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway favorites Ann Morrison ("Merrily We Roll Along"), Pamela Myers ("Company") & Chip Zien ("Into The Woods") in "SONDHEIM ORIGINALS - OLD FRIENDS" on January 16 & 17, 2015. These three original Sondheim cast members share songs and stories, recalling their experiences creating their roles in these landmark musicals on Broadway. The show is conceived and directed by Grammy and Emmy Award winner, John McDaniel, as part of his second season as artistic director of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret and Performance conference. (more...)

Ann Morrison, Pamela Myers and Chip Zien Set for SONDHEIM ORIGINALS: OLD FRIENDS This Weekend at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway favorites Ann Morrison ('Merrily We Roll Along'), Pamela Myers ('Company') & Chip Zien ('Into The Woods') in 'SONDHEIM ORIGINALS - OLD FRIENDS' this weekend, January 16 & 17, 2015. (more...)

Patti LuPone & More Set for New BRETT GELMAN Special on Adult Swim, 2/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Join Brett Gelman (Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends) for his new special Dinner With Family With Brett Gelman And Brett Gelman's Family. (more...)

RENT: THE BROADWAY TOUR Adds Additional Performances at Toronto's Canon Theatre, 1/12-1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Jeffrey Seller Kevin McCollum Allan S. Gordon have announced an extra week of performances in Toronto of RENT: The Broadway Tour, starring Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart, reprising the roles they originated on Broadway. (more...)

Patti LuPone Will Return to 54 Below This Spring with THE LADY WITH THE TORCH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Patti LuPone's appearances at 54 Below have already achieved the status of legend. Experiencing the great diva in the intimate atmosphere of 54 Below is not only a never-to-be-forgotten experience but is one you will want to repeat again and again. (more...)

Justin Guarini, Zak Resnick, Jason Tam & More Set for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The Sheryl Kaller helmed musical adaption of the Aldous Huxley classic BRAVE NEW WORLD will present two presentations onFebruary 23rd at 3PM and February 24th at noon following the culmination of a two week experimental AEA Lab. (more...)

Tony Winner Patti LuPone Coming to MPAC, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Tony-Winning performer Patti LuPone takes the stage for an evening of Broadway favorites at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-89. (more...)

LuPone & Patinkin Reunite At The State, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2011

Appearing together again after their Tony Award® winning performances in Evita, Patti LuPone joins Mandy Patinkin onstage for An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. These Broadway legends will bring their critically acclaimed theatre concert to the State Theatre in Easton for one performance only on Saturday, February 12th at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Spends a Year with/as Patti LuPone- Catch Up on Her Autobiography!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Fan's of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow know that 2015 has been an epic year of chats with his Broadway pals and updates from the CTS Newsdesk, but perhaps nothing has kept us more entertained than Randy's reenactments of stories from Patti LuPone's autobiography. It's not too late to catch up on what Patti's been up to this year- from her split from SUNSET BOULEVARD to meeting President Bush. We've got every hilarious edition below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/22/2015 - Andrew Lippa, 'CURSED CHILD' and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 22, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brian d'Arcy James appeared on TODAY this morning - click here for clips! (more...)

Laura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Rehearsals start this week at The 5th Avenue Theatre for the sweeping new musical, Waterfall, featuring Laura Griffith (Broadway: Sweet Smell of Success, The Light in the Piazza), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai pop superstar Bie Sukrit. This epic new Broadway-bound musical love story features a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Seattle is the second of two locales where this unique and exciting musical is being developed after completing a popular and critically successful run at the Pasadena Playhouse in June.  (more...)

Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp Appear In RENT: The Broadway Tour At OCPAC 10/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum and Allan S. Gordon have announced that Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart will reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in RENT: The Broadway Tour when it visits the Orange County Performing Arts Center for a special one-week only engagement October 20 - 25. (more...)

Broadway at the Beach! 4 GIRLS 4 Comes to the Jersey Shore This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

When four dynamic, award-winning musical stars from Broadway, film, TV and recordings come together in concert for one night on the same stage, what transpires is an evening of song, laughter and memories. You'll be delighted by the biggest hits from their Tony Award-winning shows and performances. Produced by Wayne J. Gmitter and Production Manager Patrick Rinn, 4 GIRLS 4 will play at Ocean Grove tonight, August 15 at 8 PM. (more...)

Broadway at the Beach! 4 GIRLS 4 Comes to the Jersey Shore This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

When four dynamic, award-winning musical stars from Broadway, film, TV and recordings come together in concert for one night on the same stage, what transpires is an evening of song, laughter and memories. You'll be delighted by the biggest hits from their Tony Award-winning shows and performances. Produced by Wayne J. Gmitter and Production Manager Patrick Rinn, 4 GIRLS 4 will play at Ocean Grove on Saturday, August 15 at 8 PM.  (more...)

Patti LuPone, Billy Eichner & More Set for BRIDGET EVERETT GETS F*CKED BY ARS NOVA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Ars Nova has announced the lineup for Bridget Everett Gets F*cked by Ars Nova, a one-night-only blow-out concert celebrating everyone's favorite badass b*tch, alt-cabaret priestess and Ars Nova All Star, Bridget Everett. In addition to Everett herself, the benefit concert, directed by Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Rock Bottom), will feature tributes, roasts and send-up performances from Grammy and Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone and actor, comedian and Emmy-nominee Billy Eichner. Comedians, drag queens and entertainers aplenty round out the lineup, including Jim Andralis, DJ Jonjon Battles, Justin Vivian Bond, John Early, Cole Escola, Dan Finnerty, Murray Hill, Champagne Jerry, DJ Sammy Jo, Larry Krone, Erin Markey, Molly Pope, Marc Shaiman, Sweetie, The Tender Moments (Matt Ray, Mike Jackson, Carmine Covelli and Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz), Chris Tyler, Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad (VIDS); plus a few fun surprises. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing his acclaimed Broadway concert series to Martha's Vineyard this summer. Since launching the fledgling Broadway @ The Art House concert series with Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown in 2011, the Broadway @ series has become a veritable star-magnet and has exploded beyond picturesque P-Town to launch outposts everywhere from Los Angeles to London. (more...)

Patti LuPone Returns to 54 Below Tonight in THE LADY WITH THE TORCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone returns to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, in her acclaimed concert, 'The Lady with The Torch,' tonight, April 2nd, through the 14th, 2015. (more...)

Patti LuPone to Headline New Jersey Symphony's Pops Program, 6/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone headlines the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2012-13 NJSO POPS season finale in Newark and New Brunswick, June 1-2. The legendary diva, who last appeared with the NJSO in 2009, will perform songs from her latest album, 'Far Away Places,' backed for the first time by full orchestra. The star of Broadway's Gypsy will also sing signature songs from her illustrious career on stage and screen. Rob Fisher conducts. (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

Patti LuPone Tactfully Silences Rowdy Audience Member at 54 Below Performance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Broadway legend Patti LuPone was not afraid to call out a rude audience member during her recent performance at New York's 54 Below. (more...)

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