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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...)

Hensley And Oscar To Join Bart In 'YOUNG FRANK' Tour, Begins In Providence 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is excited to announce Tony Award winners Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley will reprise the roles of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and The Monster in the first national tour of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein. The Chicago engagement will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited six week engagement November 3 - December 13, 2009. (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...)

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...)

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...)

TCM Film Festival & Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to Honor Mel Brooks in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 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...)

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...)

Mel Brooks Working on BLAZING SADDLES Musical; Two Songs Done
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

A report in The Canadian Press says that comedian Mel Brooks is working on a musical adaptation of his 1974 film 'Blazing Saddles'. Brooks says he has written two songs for the show and is currently working on a third. (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...)

Mel Brooks NOT Closing Film Co- New Movie In Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2008

Contrary to reports by the New York Post last week, Mel Brooks has recently stated that he will NOT be shutting down his film company Brooksfilms. Brooks told the Hollywood Reporter that 'I'm not quitting. Brooksfilms is still here and will be going on for awhile. I'm not at all slowing down and nobody has told me to stop'. (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...)

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...)

Hensley And Oscar To Join Bart In 'YOUNG FRANK' Tour, Begins In Providence 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is excited to announce Tony Award winners Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley will reprise the roles of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and The Monster in the first national tour of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein. The Chicago engagement will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited six week engagement November 3 - December 13, 2009. (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...)

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...)

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...)

Tickets to YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at Boston Opera House Go On Sale 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 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, comes to Boston for a limited two-week engagement at the Boston Opera House April 20 - May 2. (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...)

Hemingway's 'The Old Man And The Sea' Adapted For The Stage
by Beau Higgins - Feb 21, 2010

The Dramatic Emotion of Ernest Hemingway comes to The NEW Caldwell Theatre in the form of a new stage adaptation of the Hemingway classic, The Old Man and the Sea. Originally produced at the Long Wharf Theatre, Caldwell will produce only the second production world wide. (more...)

Gary Beach-Billy Porter Headline Caldwell's Fine Dining Bash
by Beau Higgins - Feb 12, 2010

Beginning with a double headlining bill of Broadway stars Gary Beach (Producers-Tony Award, La Cage Aux Folles-Tony Nomination) and Billy Porter (Miss Saigon, Grease, Smokey Joes Café), and rounded out with Holly Shunkey (Vices: A Love Story), Casey Lee Ross (Step Up) Leajato Robinson (Shinbone Alley, Fire Throws, Vices: A Love Story) and South Florida's own multiple Carbonell nominated star, Margery Lowe (Stratford Festival, Agnes of God, Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf, No Exit). (more...)

Carolyn d'Amboise, Photographer and Dancer Passes Away at 81
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

Former ballet and Broadway dancer Carolyn George D'Amboise has passed away at the age of 81. The stage star passed away at the Manhattan home she shared with her husband, New York City Ballet star Jacques d'Amboise, on Tuesday after a long struggle with primary lateral sclerosis, a rare neuromuscular disease. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 8th, 2009
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 9, 2009

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Glee,' 'The Addams Family,' David Cromer, Grammy Award nominations, 'The Merry Widow,' more..... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: President Obama Talks About Mel Brooks' Kennedy Center Honor
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 7, 2009

The Kennedy Center Honors medallions were presented on Saturday, December 5. The Honors Gala was recorded for broadcast on the CBS Network for the 32nd consecutive year as a two-hour primetime special on Tuesday, December 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

Mel Brooks Talks Kennedy Center Honors With the Washington Post
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2009

Ahead of receiving the 2009 Kennedy Center Honor Award at the December 5 gala, comedy icon Mel Brooks sat down for an interview with the Washington Post. In true Brooks style, he quipped about his status and contribution to American comedy, 'I am a national treasure, I should be celebrated. And I hope against hope that you won't find my award on eBay, because you never know,' he said, 'You run out of cash and wherewithal . . .' (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...)

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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