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250 W. 52nd St.

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Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning Success9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning Success
by Movies News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Southampton African American Museum Executive Director Brenda Simmons and Museum Board Member, Oscar winning director Nigel Noble put together a stellar roster of films the encouraged all to “Raise Your Voice”. (more...)

Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: 9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning SuccessPhoto Flash: 9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning Success
by Movies News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Southampton African American Museum Executive Director Brenda Simmons and Museum Board Member, Oscar winning director Nigel Noble put together a stellar roster of films the encouraged all to “Raise Your Voice”. (more...)

Sheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena StageSheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Come and dance the blues away with Five Guys Named Moe! Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootcandy, director of The Mountaintop at Arena Stage) returns to Arena Stage to direct an explosive, reimagined tribute to the 'King of the Jukebox'-legendary composer and saxophonist Louis Jordan. This modernized production features new orchestrations for classic songs, including 'Let the Good Times Roll' and 'Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby,' and a contemporary twist on the five Moes, now a hit boy band set in 2014. This dynamic musical revue features musical direction by Darryl G. Ivey (assistant music director for original Broadway production of Five Guys Named Moe) and choreography by Byron Easley (off-Broadway's Langston in Harlem). A co-production with Cleveland Play House, Five Guys Named Moe runs November 14-December 28, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Hackney Empire Sets Full MOTHER GOOSE CastHackney Empire Sets Full MOTHER GOOSE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Today Hackney Empire announces the full cast of its much-anticipated 2014 pantomime, the return of Mother Goose starring Clive Rowe. For the first time in six years the casting reunites some of Hackney's most-loved performers. Director Susie McKenna will this year take to the stage as evil sorceress Vanity, alongside last year's Puss in Boots Kat B, who will play Billy Goose. They join previously announced grande dame of pantomime Clive Rowe, reprising his Olivier Award-nominated title role and marking his 10th appearance in the show and Olivier Award-winning Sharon D Clarke, playing the good enchantress Charity. (more...)

More Broadway for NBCUniversal - Jimmy Horowitz Will Continue to Expand Stage DivisionMore Broadway for NBCUniversal - Jimmy Horowitz Will Continue to Expand Stage Division
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

NBCUniversal today announced that the company is realigning its live stage division under Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment. Universal Stage Productions (USP), which will continue to be led by Universal Pictures President Jimmy Horowitz, will expand its focus to include all of NBCUniversal properties. (more...)

LA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer SeasonLA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York. (more...)

Baayork Lee Honored with Actors' Equity's 2014 Paul Robeson Citation AwardBaayork Lee Honored with Actors' Equity's 2014 Paul Robeson Citation Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Asian American actor, dancer, singer, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee has received the 2014 Paul Robeson Citation Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. (more...)

A.R.T. & OBERON Add Additional POOL (NO WATER) PerformanceA.R.T. & OBERON Add Additional POOL (NO WATER) Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON are pleased to announce that due to the highticket demand for the production pool (no water), an additional performance has been added to the limited run schedule. The new schedule is as follows: (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, 10/30-11/8The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, 10/30-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The Dallas Opera's explosive second production of the 2014-2015 "Heights of Passion" Season is SALOME by Richard Strauss (whose libretto was based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's play). SALOME, generally regarded as one of the masterpieces of the Late Romantic Era, opens on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in theMargot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

MOTOWN National Tour to Play the Fabulous Fox, 11/18-30MOTOWN National Tour to Play the Fabulous Fox, 11/18-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre is excited to announce that the national tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis November 18 - 30, 2014. (more...)

Desi Oakley, Jenna Leigh Green, Michael McCory Rose and More to Sing 'VOX POP' with David Davila at 54 Below, 11/18Desi Oakley, Jenna Leigh Green, Michael McCory Rose and More to Sing 'VOX POP' with David Davila at 54 Below, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

David Davila, the zany, not-so-hip-hipster from South Texas will make his 54 Below debut on November 18th when he debuts songs from his upcoming musical, VOX POP: a musical revolution. (more...)

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley to Retire in July 2016San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley to Retire in July 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and San Francisco Opera Association President Keith Geeslin today announced that Gockley will retire in July 2016, concluding a ten-year, seven-month tenure with the Company and capping an internationally acclaimed and award-winning career spanning 44 years as one of America's most prominent opera impresarios. Gockley, who will be 73 at the end of the 2015–16 season, became the Company's sixth general director when he joined San Francisco Opera in January 2006. Today's announcement was made at a War Memorial Opera House press conference. (more...)

Tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Boston Opera House on Sale 11/9Tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Boston Opera House on Sale 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Broadway In Boston have announced that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will go on sale to the public Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 10AM. Performances at the Boston Opera House, January 27 through February 15, 2015. (more...)

A.R.T. & OBERON to Present Ruby Wax's SANE NEW WORLD, 11/18-23A.R.T. & OBERON to Present Ruby Wax's SANE NEW WORLD, 11/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON present the return of Ruby Wax in her new hit one-woman show, Sane New World. Performance dates and times are November 18-24 at 7:30PM and November 22 and 23 at 2:00PM.at OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Cheyenne Jackson and Sutton Foster Set for Seth Rudetsky's 2015 Series at Parker PlayhouseAudra McDonald, Cheyenne Jackson and Sutton Foster Set for Seth Rudetsky's 2015 Series at Parker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series at the Parker Playhouse produced by Mark Cortale will welcome Audra McDonald -- the historic six-time Tony winner and star of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, Porgy and Bess, Ragtime, and Master Class as well as TV's Private Practice, on January 8, 2015; followed by Cheyenne Jackson -- star of TV's 30 Rock and Glee and Broadway's Damn Yankees and Xanadu on February 14; and Sutton Foster -- two-time Tony winner for Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie and star of ABC's Bunheads and the new TV Land series Younger debuting on March 20. Each concert will feature Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. What differentiates the series from any other is the seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway's biggest stars -- prompted by the encyclopedic-minded Rudetsky's probing, funny, revealing questions -- and their stellar singing of Broadway show tunes. (more...)

Justin Kirk, Jameal Ali & More to Star in THE INVISIBLE HAND at NYTWJustin Kirk, Jameal Ali & More to Star in THE INVISIBLE HAND at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today complete casting for the New York Premiere of THE INVISIBLE HAND, written by Pulitzer Prize Winner Ayad Ahktar. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll, THE INVISIBLE HAND begins previews on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 and officially opens on Monday, December 8, 2014 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4, 2015. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that J.M. Barrie's original stage play of Peter Pan will open its 2015 season (15 May - 14 June 2015). This will be followed by The Seagull (19 June - 11 July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(16 July - 29 August). Following sell-out performances in 2011, Timothy Sheader's production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies will then return to the Open Air Theatre (3 - 12 September) to conclude the 2015 season, prior to a major UK tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: MOTOWN National Tour Celebrates Opening in Detroit!Photo Flash: MOTOWN National Tour Celebrates Opening in Detroit!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The long-anticipated Detroit engagement of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL opened last Wednesday, October 22 at The Fisher Theatre - check out photos below! (more...)

Ron OJ Parson, David Alan Grier and More Come to the Beverly Arts Center, 11/17Ron OJ Parson, David Alan Grier and More Come to the Beverly Arts Center, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Ron OJ Parson and David Alan Grier, friends and contemporaries, on stage, in conversation, promises to be full of insights, laughs and an insider's perspective of the world of theatre, film and television from two of its most successful professionals. AN EVENING WITH RON OJ PARSON will take place on Monday, November 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Lea DeLaria and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Perform 'I Can Cook Too' in ON THE TOWNVIDEO FLASHBACK: Lea DeLaria and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Perform 'I Can Cook Too' in ON THE TOWN
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2014

Just last week, On the Town returned to Broadway in a revival directed by John Rando, which is running at the Lyric Theatre. Before Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson took on the iconic roles of Hildy and Chip, Lea DeLaria and Jesse Tyler Ferguson played them in the 1998 Broadway revival. Watch them perform showstopper 'I Can Cook Too' on The Rosie O'Donnell Show in the video flashback below! (more...)

Broadway's PIPPIN Offering Fans a Chance to Sit in on Live TV Filming for CBSBroadway's PIPPIN Offering Fans a Chance to Sit in on Live TV Filming for CBS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

Want to sit in on a live performance, featuring stars of Broadway's PIPPIN? (more...)

PIPPIN, Coming to Broward Center This Spring, Set for Lifetime's THE BALANCING ACT, 10/29PIPPIN, Coming to Broward Center This Spring, Set for Lifetime's THE BALANCING ACT, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Pippin, The 2013 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, presented by Broadway Across America at Broward Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Fort Lauderdale 2014 - 2015 Broadway Series from March 31 to April 12, 2015 will take center stage on the award-winning morning show The Balancing Act on the Lifetime Channel on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:30 a.m. Viewers will have the chance to go behind-the-scenes of the production, as part of the "Broadway Balances America" series. This show will re-air on November 5, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime. (more...)

Ryan Truesdell to Bring Gil Evans Project to Zankel Hall, 11/14Ryan Truesdell to Bring Gil Evans Project to Zankel Hall, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

On Friday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m., composer and producer Ryan Truesdell brings his acclaimed Gil Evans Project to Zankel Hall in a performance for large ensemble that features previously unrecorded works and authentic renderings of classics by the pioneering jazz composer and arranger Gil Evans. (more...)

PIPPIN to be Featured on BROADWAY BALANCES AMERICA on LifetimePIPPIN to be Featured on BROADWAY BALANCES AMERICA on Lifetime
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The award-winning morning show The Balancing Act on the Lifetime Channel will turn the spotlight on the all-new Tony Award-winning Pippin, presented by Broadway Across America, in a featured segment airing on Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT). Viewers will have the chance to go behind-the-scenes of the production, as part of the "Broadway Balances America" series. This show will re-air on November 5, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime. (more...)

CORNER OF THE SKY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Set for Segal Studio, 11/13CORNER OF THE SKY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Set for Segal Studio, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Tickets for Corner of the Sky: The Music of Stephen Schwartz are on sale now to the general public. The concert is ONE NIGHT ONLY on November 13, 2014 at the Segal Centre Studio, located at 5170 ch. de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M7. The show begins at 8:00PM (more...)

Tony Winners Diane Paulus, Warren Carlyle & More to Create All-New Radio City Spring SpectacularTony Winners Diane Paulus, Warren Carlyle & More to Create All-New Radio City Spring Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Harvey Weinstein will team with MSG Entertainment and creatives Warren Carlyle, Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner to create a new springtime perennial ROCKETTES spectacular at New York's famed Radio City Music Hall. (more...)

Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Run 11/17-12/20 at Lyric OperaGershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Run 11/17-12/20 at Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello, conducted by Ward Stare. It opens on Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Saturday, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec.11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

Eric Owens to Star in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS at the Lyric Opera, 11/17-12/20Eric Owens to Star in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS at the Lyric Opera, 11/17-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in a revival of the acclaimed production from renowned director Francesca Zambello, conducted by Ward Stare. It opens on Monday, November 17 with 13 performances through Saturday, December 20. Performance dates are Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 2, 5, 8, 13, 16, and 20 at 7:30pm; and Nov. 23, 26, 28, Dec. 11 and 18 at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Trip to the Bowery on Opening Night!Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Trip to the Bowery on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last week on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the cast's trip downtown to the after party at the historic Capitale! (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Prohibition cocktails - is that an oxymoron? What a way to kick-off the town-wide Big Read featuring The Great Gatsby! Live music, art, wine and cocktails reminiscent of the red-hot jazz age -- all at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m., (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the ON THE TOWN Gypsy Robe CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Inside the ON THE TOWN Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Oct 19, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened Thursday, Oct. 16 on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the cast's Gypsy Robe ceremony and brings you pictures of the sacred event below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's ON THE TOWN on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's ON THE TOWN on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the after party and you can check out interviews with the full gang after the curtain went down below! (more...)

The Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000The Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

OPERATHON 2014, Lyric Opera of Chicago's annual live-radio marathon fundraiser on 98.7WFMT, celebrated its 35th anniversary by raising more than $550,000 (gross) during its 16-hour broadcast on Saturday, October 11. (more...)

But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Fri., Oct. 17th: PORGY, BESS & Bradley CooperBut, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Fri., Oct. 17th: PORGY, BESS & Bradley Cooper
by BWW Staff - Oct 17, 2014

8:00: THE AMAZING RACE | CBS 9:00: PORGY & BESS | PBS 11:35: TONIGHT SHOW w/ Bradley Cooper | NBC Click for more picks! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's ON THE TOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Post-Show Party!Photo Coverage: Broadway's ON THE TOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Post-Show Party!
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 17, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) theatre on Broadway. After the show, cast, creative and crew celebrated On the Town, on the town and we joined them for the celebration! (more...)

Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Joining Katie Brayben playing the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. As previously announced the leading cast members also include Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Bows for ON THE TOWN!Photo Coverage: Opening Night Bows for ON THE TOWN!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Check out photos below from the cast on the stage receiving their opening night standing ovation! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Hit the ON THE TOWN Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: Stars Hit the ON THE TOWN Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Check out photos below of all the stars on the red carpet! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TOWN!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. Check out interviews from the red crapet below! (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

OPERATHON 2014, Lyric Opera of Chicago's annual live-radio marathon fundraiser on 98.7WFMT, celebrated its 35th anniversary by raising more than $550,000 (gross) during its 16-hour broadcast on Saturday, October 11. (more...)

BWW TV: A Helluva Musical- Watch Highlights from Broadway's ON THE TOWN!BWW TV: A Helluva Musical- Watch Highlights from Broadway's ON THE TOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Look Out, New York! ON THE TOWN Opens Tonight on BroadwayLook Out, New York! ON THE TOWN Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

A.R.T. & OBERON to Stage Jeannette Bayardelle's SHIDAA.R.T. & OBERON to Stage Jeannette Bayardelle's SHIDA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON will present SHIDA, a new musical in development with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle, directed by Andy Sandberg, and music direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell Enchants with SIMPLY BROADWAY ConcertBWW Reviews: Tony Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell Enchants with SIMPLY BROADWAY Concert
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 14, 2014

For 90 solid minutes, Tony Award-winning Broadway icon Brian Stokes Mitchell---under the guise of a showtunes-centric cabaret concert themed around his most recent studio album Simply Broadway---provided his enthralled Costa Mesa audience a virtual master class in musical theater performance. Not only did he sing every selection beautifully (as expected), he performed the heck out of each song with electric, palpable passion. Instead of merely parking himself in front of a mic, the seasoned pro of film, television and the Broadway stage chose to actually disappear into each song's character with purposeful yet effortless ease. It's not difficult to be awed by Mitchell. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Neil Berg and His SUPPER SERIES at Pier 701BWW Interviews: Neil Berg and His SUPPER SERIES at Pier 701
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 13, 2014

Neil Berg will bring his Supper Series performances to Pier 701 in Piermont, New York. Each show will feature a variety of excellent musical entertainment for guests along with a gourmet dinner. The fist show, 'A Night of Broadway Stars' will kick off on Saturday, October 18th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to New York, New York! First Look at Broadway's ON THE TOWNPhoto Flash: Welcome to New York, New York! First Look at Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tuluv Maria Price & Tyree Young to Lead Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's ACCEPT 'EXCEPT' LGBT NYTuluv Maria Price & Tyree Young to Lead Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's ACCEPT 'EXCEPT' LGBT NY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 45th season with Karima's Accept 'Except' LGBT NY, which will begin performances October 23rd and continue through November 23rd with opening night set for November 6th. Tony Award winner George Faison directs a cast that features Tuluv Maria Price and Tyree Young. The design team includes Chris Cumberbatch (scenic design), Ali Turns (costume design), Thurston Reyes (lighting design), and Ralph Gentry (sound/visual design). (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper MillBroadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

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