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Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE, Featuring Lindsay Mendez & Christopher Fitzgerald, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Public Theater begins free performances for the community-based Public Works production of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Lear deBessonet, with music and lyrics by Todd Almond, and choreography by Chase Brock tonight, September 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Public Work's Free Production of THE WINTER'S TALE, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Public Work's original musical adaptaion of The Winter's Tale, conceived and directed by Lear deBessonet, with music and lyrics by Todd Almond, and choreography by Chase Brock, runs for three nights only starting tonight through Sunday, September 7 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The production team recently released a first glimpse of the show. Scroll down to see production photos! (more...)

FAB NYC Announces FAB! Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

FABnyc is proud to announce the the lineup for the 10th annual FAB! Festival, taking place September 28, 2013 from 1-5PM on East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery. This one-day-only arts explosion features FREE performances and exhibits that promise fun for all ages. Attendees can sample tasty bites from local food vendors while enjoying dance, theater, and music by artists from across the Lower East Side (and beyond!). All performances will take place across numerous indoor and outdoor stages and sites on East 4th Street. Full lineup at https://fabnyc.org/FAB_Festival.php. (more...)

FABnyc Hosts 10th Annual FAB! Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

FABnyc presents its 10th annual FAB! Festival, taking place today, September 28, 2013 from 1-5PM on East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell & Bebe Neuwirth to Headline 14th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) hosts the 14th annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square, New York's largest outdoor holiday festival on Monday, December 2nd from 5:30PM-9:00PM to kick-off the holiday season! This year's highly-anticipated event is expected to attract thousands of people to the Lincoln Square area and light up the entire Upper West Side. There will be over 20 live performance areas, more than 30 restaurants offering tastings and many great performers including Tony Award Winning, renowned Broadway stars, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Bebe Neuwirth headlining the festival. Other performances include: the sultry songstress and rising jazz star Brianna Thomas Quartet, world renowned DJ David Chang, Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars, Indie Flamenco and Folk Rock band City of the Sun,GRAMMY nominated Brooklyn-based children's band The Pop Ups, the talentedLaGuardia High School Show Choir, ice sculpting, Alice Farley Dance Theater, Bond Street Theatre's Shinbone Alley Stilt Band, Asphalt Orchestra, and Jazz at Lincoln Center just to name a few. The Parks Department will run a free trolley up and down Broadway during the event. Winter's Eve will take place rain, snow or shine. For details visit: www.winterseve.org (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE Enchants at Delacorte
by Michael Dale - Sep 10, 2014

The phrase "community theatre" rarely inspires such vibrant dramatics and joyful pageantry as when the Public Theater's Public Works program takes the Delacorte stage. (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Spooky Times With Chita Rivera
by Michael Dale - Oct 29, 2011

Broadway's beloved Chita Rivera in a pair of haunting clips for your Halloween enjoyment. (more...)

14th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square Set for 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Children of all ages are invited to the 14th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square - New York City's largest outdoor holiday festival hosted by the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID). Theevening of family fun will kick off with a performance by Tony Award Winning, renowned Broadway star, Brian Stokes Mitchell accompanied by Rosie's Theater Kids, Frank London's Klezmer Brass All Stars, Bond Street Theatre's Shinbone Alley Stilt Walking Band, and WABC-TV's Sade Baderinwa at the Upper West Side neighborhood's holiday tree lighting ceremony beginning at 5:30pm at the main stage in Dante Park at Broadway & 63rd Street. This year's 35 foot Norway Spruce and festive lights have been generously donated by local restaurateur PJ Clarke's. The Winter's Eve festival is free, open to the public and will take place on Monday, December 2nd from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. along Broadway from Time Warner Center to 68th Street with activities for the whole family. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Ivoryton Illuminations Connecticut This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2011

Ivoryton will host an incredible family event on December 3rd from 5pm to 8pm. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

The Ivoryton Illuminations Set for 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Looking for a different way to celebrate the holiday season? Then head down to Ivoryton for an incredible family event on December 1st from 5pm to 8pm. The village of Ivoryton will become the brightest village in Connecticut with over 100,000 lights illuminating the town! The entire village will be participating in this Holiday Extravaganza with carol singing, cookie decorating, dancing Sugar Plum fairies, a Holiday Bazaar and culminating with the lighting of the tallest living Christmas tree in the state at 6pm and the surprise arrival of Santa. (more...)

Make Music New York Returns To DUMBO 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2010

Make Music New York, described by city officials as 'one of the largest musical events in the city's history,' is back for a fourth year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Ends Run at Boston Opera House, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will end its limited engagement on May 2. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Present Zoe Caldwell with Lifetime Achievement Award at LPTW's 2014 Awards Celebration, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

On Monday, March 10, 2014, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Zoe Caldwell, Judith Dolan, Joanna Sherman, Sondra Gorney, Meiyin Wang and Katherine Kovner. The awards will be presented at the League's 2014 Awards Celebration & Big Mingle Reception to be held at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 10 at The Irene Diamond Stage (The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street) featuring emcee Tamara Tunie. (more...)

Mel Brook's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Play at the Orpheum Theater, 3/29 - 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony®-Award winning smash The Producers, is coming to Omaha, Tuesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 3, 2011. The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein will be presented at the Orpheum Theater by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Joanna Sherman
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Joanna Sherman shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter to her! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Rory O'Malley to Sing the National Anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will sing the national anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon on March 18. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Rory O'Malley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon. (more...)

Patti Smith Narrates TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, today, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 16, 2012

Rory O'Malley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Rory O'Malley to Sing the National Anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will sing the national anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon on March 18. (more...)

Celebrating Mel Brooks On His 90th Birthday: A Classic Routine
by Michael Dale - Jun 28, 2016

A glimpse of the great American humorist in his younger days, explaining how applause was invented. (more...)

Masterworks Broadway to Release JUPITER, DIVINE HAIR, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2011

MASTERWORKS BROADWAY, recently praised by the Wall Street Journal for its ongoing reissue campaign, continues to make good on its promise to open its vaults with three classic cast recordings previously unavailable in the CD era. The Saint of Bleecker Street (1955 Original Broadway Cast), Half-Past Wednesday (1962 Off-Broadway Cast) and Divine Hair/Mass in F (1971) will be available as downloads through all major digital service providers and as disc-on-demand, with the original cover art and liner notes, via Arkivmusic.com and Amazon.com. Also coming this summer are ten recordings available digitally for the first time utilizing the approved master tapes, including Say, Darling, and two live recordings from Noël Coward. All releases will be accompanied by new album pages and photos on MasterworksBroadway.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DAMN YANKEES...An Enjoyable Evening of Escapist Theatre at Porthouse
by Roy Berko - Jun 18, 2012

Probably the golden age of musical theatre in the US was from 1950 to 1960. Great scripts like King and I, My Fair Lady, and West Side Story were staged. Also produced were such flops as Salad Days, Zuleika, Ankles Away, The Vamp, ShaNgri-La, Shinbone Alley, and Free As Air. Most shows were of the neither great nor flop variety. These included the likes of Call Me Madam, Guys and Dolls, Paint Your Wagon, Can-Can, Wonderful Town, Fanny, and The Pajama Game. Also included in the list was DAMN YANKEES, now on stage at Porthouse Theatre. (more...)

'Make Music New York' Returns With Free Concerts 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

Make Music New York, described by city officials as "one of the largest musical events in the city's history," is back for a fourth year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer. On Monday, June 21, from 10 in the morning until 10 at night, musicians of all ages and musical persuasions - from Hip-hop to opera, Latin jazz to punk rock - will perform on streets, sidewalks, stoops, plazas, cemeteries, parks and gardens. Alex Ross of The New Yorker called last year's installment "impressive - more than 800 events across five boroughs. Subversive…musical disruptions invite urban dwellers to abandon their tight routines and let the rhythms of the city take over." (more...)

Musical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an Understudy
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 9, 2015

As usual, Jennifer Ashley Tepper puts the history of musical theatre into perfect perspective. (more...)

The Shinbone Alley Stilt Band Play Cornelia Street Cafe 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2010

The Shinbone Alley Stilt Band will play the Cornelia Street Cafe on July 4 as a celebration of the cafe's 33rd birthday. The celebration will last all day with a performance from the band at 2 PM. (more...)

Casting and Cameo Groups Announced for Free Public Works' Musical Adaptation of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Christopher Fitzgerald, David Turner & More Set for Public Theater's THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed Public Works production of The Tempest, The Public Theater will continue this community-based initiative this September with a free original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Featuring more than 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs performing alongside professional actors and The Public's community partners, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will run for three nights only, September 5-7, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

FABnyc is Proud to Announce The 10th Annual FAB! Festival, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

FABnyc is proud to announce the 10th annual FAB! Festival, taking placeSeptember 28, 2013 from 1-5PM on East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery. This one-day-only arts explosion features FREE performances and exhibits that promise fun for all ages. Attendees can sample tasty bites from local food vendors while enjoying dance, theater, and music by artists from across the Lower East Side (and beyond!). All performances will take place across numerous indoor and outdoor stages and sites on East 4th Street. (more...)

Tix To Victoria Theatre's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Go On Sale 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011

Victoria Theatre Association announces tickets will go on sale to the public for the 2011 - 2012 Miami Valley & Good Samaritan Hospitals Broadway Series presentation of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, Friday, July 29, 2011, prior to the Michelob Ultra Cool Films Series showing of the 1974 film, Young Frankenstein, at the historic Victoria Theatre. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Readers Wish Carol Channing a Happy Birthday
by Sally Henry - Jan 31, 2016

The Broadway community celebrates the career of the larger than life star, Carol Channing today on the occasion of her 95th birthday. In honor of this, we asked our readers to chime in and give her their well-wishes on Facebook. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz, Eden Espinosa, and Laura Bell Bundy Join Carol Channing Tribute in Palm Desert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2016

BroadwayWorld previously reported that some of Broadway's biggest stars are coming out to celebrate international stage and screen superstar Carol Channing, who turns 95 today, in a one-night-only tribute concert produced by the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Hello, Carol! A Tribute to Carol Channing in Honor of Her 95th Birthday
by Sally Henry - Jan 31, 2016

Happy 95th birthday to legendary star of the stage and screen, Carol Channing! With three Tony Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Golden Globe Award, plus an Oscar nomination, Carol is especially beloved and revered in the Broadway community. (more...)

Patti Smith to Narrate TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: IT'S ONLY A PLAY moves to its sister theater tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK hunts for its leading players, NEVERMORE opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

Little Orchestra Society Presents TUBBY THE TUBA, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

On Saturday March 16th, The Little Orchestra Society presents the event of the season, a performance of Tubby the Tuba with narration by the legendary Patti Smith. Led by Guest Conductor David Alan Miller, this is described as a unique take on a classic will follow Tubby in his discovery of melody and sound. (more...)

Mel Brook's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Play at the Orpheum Theater, 3/29 - 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony®-Award winning smash The Producers, is coming to Omaha, Tuesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 3, 2011. The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein will be presented at the Orpheum Theater by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America. (more...)

BWW TV: Carol Channing Thanks Fans for Birthday Love!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2016

Larger than life star, Carol Channing celebrated her 95th birthday yesterday. With three Tony Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Golden Globe Award, plus an Oscar nomination, Carol is especially beloved and revered in the Broadway community. Below watch as she thanks fans for all of the birthday love! (more...)

The Ivoryton Illuminations Connecticut This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

Ivoryton will host an incredible family event on December 3rd from 5pm to 8pm. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Lily Tomlin and More Set for Carol Channing Tribute in Palm Desert This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that some of Broadway's biggest stars are coming out to celebrate international stage and screen superstar Carol Channing, who turns 95 this year, in a one-night-only tribute concert produced by the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California on Saturday, March 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE, Featuring Lindsay Mendez & Christopher Fitzgerald, Begins 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Public Theater will begin free performances for the community-based Public Works production of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Lear deBessonet, with music and lyrics by Todd Almond, and choreography by Chase Brock on Friday, September 5. This original musical adaption will run for three nights only through Sunday, September 7 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free tickets will be distributed, two per person, at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the Delacorte Theater and via the Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.publictheater.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Honored at Hollywood Walk of Fame
by BWW Photo Special - Apr 23, 2010

Legendary funnyman Mel Brooks is set to be a featured guest at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. As part of the festivities, TCM partnered with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as they honor Brooks with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Brooks also introduced a festival screening of his first feature film, The Producers (1968), which earned Brooks an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. (more...)

TCM Film Festival & Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to Honor Mel Brooks in April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Legendary funnyman Mel Brooks is set to be a featured guest at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. As part of the festivities, TCM will partner with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as they honor Brooks with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Brooks will also introduce a festival screening of his first feature film, The Producers (1968), which earned Brooks an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. (more...)

Mel Brooks Dishes On YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, His Creative Process, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

The Boston Globe recently talked to Tony Award-winner Mel Brooks about directing, his legendary career and his unique creatives process. Brooks' musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is set to play at the Boston Opera House beginning this Tuesday for a two-week engagement. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 13, 2010
by - Apr 13, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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