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Frances Sternhagen to be Honored at Abingdon Theatre Company's Annual Benefit Gala, 10/7Frances Sternhagen to be Honored at Abingdon Theatre Company's Annual Benefit Gala, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history - is set to celebrate its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: Swinging on a Star, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, on Monday, October 7 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan), beginning at 6pm. Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' is set to host. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein, Stars of GREY'S ANATOMY and More Celebrate Freda Payne's Birthday, New AlbumPhoto Flash: Michael Feinstein, Stars of GREY'S ANATOMY and More Celebrate Freda Payne's Birthday, New Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Well-loved entertainer Freda Payne kicked off the release of Come Back To Me Love with a performance at Catalina Jazz Club last weekend. Michael Feinstein, Quincy Jones and several stars from GREY'S ANATOMY appeared at the gig to help her celebrate both the album release and her birthday. Check out photos below! (more...)

Tony Nominee Nancy Opel and Stanley Bahorek Set for Abingdon's SWINGING ON A STAR Gala, 10/7Tony Nominee Nancy Opel and Stanley Bahorek Set for Abingdon's SWINGING ON A STAR Gala, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history - is set to celebrate its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: Swinging on a Star, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, on Monday, October 7 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan), beginning at 6pm. Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' is set to host. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Makes OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, Now thru 9/29ANYTHING GOES Makes OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange County premiere tonight, September 24 - 29 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the Curtain Call Series. (more...)

Abingdon's Page2Stage Reading Series to Offer TEMPLE OF THE DOG TodayAbingdon's Page2Stage Reading Series to Offer TEMPLE OF THE DOG Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Page2Stage Reading Series with TEMPLE OF THE DOG by Tom Dillehay at Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 West 36th Street) today, September 23 at 7:30pm. The staged reading is free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary. Mark Finley (TOSOS) directs. (more...)

Abingdon's Page2Stage Reading Series to Offer TEMPLE OF THE DOG, 9/23Abingdon's Page2Stage Reading Series to Offer TEMPLE OF THE DOG, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Page2Stage Reading Series with TEMPLE OF THE DOG by Tom Dillehay at Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 West 36th Street) on Monday, September 23 at 7:30pm. The staged reading is free and open to the public. No reservations are necessary. Mark Finley (TOSOS) directs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Abingdon Theatre Company's SWINGING ON A STAR GalaPhoto Coverage: Inside Abingdon Theatre Company's SWINGING ON A STAR Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 8, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history -celebrated its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: Swinging on a Star, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, on Monday night at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' hosted. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Tony Nominee Nancy Opel & Stanley Bahorek Set for Abingdon's SWINGING ON A STAR Gala TodayTony Nominee Nancy Opel & Stanley Bahorek Set for Abingdon's SWINGING ON A STAR Gala Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history -celebrates its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: Swinging on a Star, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, tonight, October 7 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan), beginning at 6pm. Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' is set to host. (more...)

Frances Sternhagen to be Honored at Abingdon Theatre Company's Annual Benefit Gala, TodayFrances Sternhagen to be Honored at Abingdon Theatre Company's Annual Benefit Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2013

Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 80 new American plays in its 21-year history - is set to celebrate its 2013-14 Season with ABINGDON: Swinging on a Star, its Annual Benefit Gala and dinner, today, October 7 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan), beginning at 6pm. Dick Cavett, celebrated author, actor and host of the Emmy Award-winning 'The Dick Cavett Show,' is set to host. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present The 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts gala on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The Four Seasons is located at 120 East Delaware Place. The event will begin with a 6 PM cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7 PM. (more...)

Pride Films & Plays Presents 2014 Gay Play WeekendPride Films & Plays Presents 2014 Gay Play Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

PFP's Gay Play Weekend includes a dynamic musical about a tragedy in gay history, and a historical drama about Michelangelo. You will also see a murder mystery which takes place at a party where everyone is dressed as Joan Crawford, a fun piece about gay dating today, and a drama about abuse and healing. These are the themes of the five finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2014 Gay Play and Musical Contest. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour To Make Its St. Louis Premiere At The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 5/28ANYTHING GOES National Tour To Make Its St. Louis Premiere At The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its St. Louis premiere May 28 - June 9 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Comes to the Kennedy Center, 6/6ANYTHING GOES Comes to the Kennedy Center, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes in the Kennedy Center Opera House from June 11 to July 7, 2013. Winner of the 2011 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes sails direct from Broadway under the direction of Kathleen Marshall, who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography. The production features music and lyrics by Cole Porter; original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. Press opening night is Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

I'D RATHER BE DANCING! Runs 4/2-13 at Playhouse on ParkI'D RATHER BE DANCING! Runs 4/2-13 at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The popular song and dance extravaganza is back! The 2014 production by stop/time dance theater, I'd Rather Be Dancing!, marks the return of the annual crowd pleaser that features the resident dance company at Playhouse on Park. Conceived, directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Darlene Zoller, I'd Rather Be Dancing! is a guaranteed night of entertainment full of dancing, singing and live music. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Puts Spin on AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 3/27-4/13Arizona Theatre Company Puts Spin on AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 3/27-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

The celebrated off-Broadway comedy, Around the World in 80 Days, which features five actors in a theatrical tour-de-force playing 39 characters from Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, will come alive through the Arizona Theatre Company production at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from March 27-April 13. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Puts Spin on AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, Now thru 4/13Arizona Theatre Company Puts Spin on AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The celebrated off-Broadway comedy, Around the World in 80 Days, which features five actors in a theatrical tour-de-force playing 39 characters from Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, will come alive through the Arizona Theatre Company production at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from today, March 27-April 13. (more...)

Lewis Cleale Joins Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More in 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 4/5-7Lewis Cleale Joins Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More in 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Richard Maltby, Jr. to Direct Star-Studded Cast for DTC's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', 4/2-27Richard Maltby, Jr. to Direct Star-Studded Cast for DTC's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', 4/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company will close its 35th season with the 35th anniversary of the hit musical AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz. Delaware Theatre Company's production will be directed by original Broadway director and co-creator Richard Maltby, Jr. and feature his own handpicked cast alongside the original designs from the 1978 Tony Award-winning production. (more...)

SDCF to Present Broadway Directors Pam MacKinnon and Kathleen Marshall in Conversation, 6/12SDCF to Present Broadway Directors Pam MacKinnon and Kathleen Marshall in Conversation, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Please join SDCF for an upcoming One-on-One Conversation with Pam MacKinnon and Kathleen Marshall on Wednesday, June 12, 8:00pm - 9:30pm at the Axis Company, 1 Sheridan Square, New York, NY. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES to Make OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 9/24-29ANYTHING GOES to Make OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 9/24-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange County premiere September 24 - 29 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the Curtain Call Series. (more...)

Miki Purnell Celebrates Debut Release with Live Performance at Carlsbad City Library TodayMiki Purnell Celebrates Debut Release with Live Performance at Carlsbad City Library Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013

Miki Purnell recently made her notable recording debut with Swingin' To The Sea. Musically, the CD is full of joy, high musicianship, versatility, infectious enthusiasm, and memorable singing. But when one considers that Miki is a fulltime doctor who practices in the San Diego area, it is particularly remarkable that her singing is so professional, fresh and inventive, never sounding like this is her second career. (more...)

SDCF Presents Broadway Directors Pam MacKinnon and Kathleen Marshall in Conversation TonightSDCF Presents Broadway Directors Pam MacKinnon and Kathleen Marshall in Conversation Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Please join SDCF for an upcoming One-on-One Conversation with Pam MacKinnon and Kathleen Marshall tonight, June 12, 8:00pm - 9:30pm at the Axis Company, 1 Sheridan Square, New York, NY. (more...)

Parade Productions to Present Premiere Reading of Michael Leeds' THE GIFT, 7/1Parade Productions to Present Premiere Reading of Michael Leeds' THE GIFT, 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Parade Productions will present a premiere reading of award-winning South Florida playwright/director Michael Leeds' new work, The Gift. This FREE reading will take place on July 1st at 7:30 p.m., at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center's Studio Theatre in Boca Raton and will feature actors Clay Cartland and Lindsey Forgey. (more...)

Miki Purnell Celebrates Debut Release with Live Performance at Carlsbad City Library, 6/23Miki Purnell Celebrates Debut Release with Live Performance at Carlsbad City Library, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Miki Purnell recently made her notable recording debut with Swingin' To The Sea. Musically, the CD is full of joy, high musicianship, versatility, infectious enthusiasm, and memorable singing. But when one considers that Miki is a fulltime doctor who practices in the San Diego area, it is particularly remarkable that her singing is so professional, fresh and inventive, never sounding like this is her second career. (more...)

City Theatre's SHORTS GONE WILD Comes to Broward, 8/8-9/1City Theatre's SHORTS GONE WILD Comes to Broward, 8/8-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

Miami's City Theatre, now in its 18th year of their renowned Summer Shorts Festival, will spread its wings in a new collaboration with Island City Stage to bring an evening of hilarious and provocative short plays. (more...)

Freda Payne to Perform at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill for Release of New Album 'Come Back To Me Love,' 8/9Freda Payne to Perform at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill for Release of New Album 'Come Back To Me Love,' 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

As iconic in 2014 for her timeless beauty and sex appeal as she is her artistic versatility as an all around entertainer, Ms. Freda Payne remains among music's and show business' brightest shining star survivors. When she is singing her heartbeat music - jazz - love, awe and yearning only grow stronger. Her new album, Come Back To Me Love (her first for Artistry Music) marks not only a return to the big band and strings-laden classics from her mid-`60s beginnings with Impulse!, but also marks a return to her hometown of Detroit. That makes this 14-song album featuring Grammy® Award-winner Bill Cunliffe's musical arrangements a beautiful homecoming. (more...)

Freda Payne to Host COME BACK TO ME LOVE Album Release Concert at B.B. King Blues Club, 8/9Freda Payne to Host COME BACK TO ME LOVE Album Release Concert at B.B. King Blues Club, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

As iconic in 2014 for her timeless beauty and sex appeal as she is her artistic versatility as an all around entertainer, Ms. Freda Payne remains among music's and show business' brightest shining star survivors. When she is singing her heartbeat music -- jazz -- love, awe and yearning only grow stronger. Her new album, Come Back To Me Love (her first for Artistry Music) marks not only a return to the big band and strings-laden classics from her mid-`60s beginnings with Impulse!, but also marks a return to her hometown of Detroit. That makes this 14-song album featuring Grammy Award-winner Bill Cunliffe's musical arrangements a beautiful homecoming. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at JIMMY VAN HEUSEN: SWINGIN' WITH FRANK AND BING, Coming to PBS This AugustVIDEO: Sneak Peek at JIMMY VAN HEUSEN: SWINGIN' WITH FRANK AND BING, Coming to PBS This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Celebrate the Oscar-winning composer who wrote high-flying songs for Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, such as 'Moonlight Becomes You' and 'Come Fly With Me' in PBS's JIMMY VAN HEUSEN: SWINGIN' WITH FRANK & BING special, featuring interviews with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Harry Crosby, Tony Bennett, Shirley MacLaine and more. Go behind the scenes in the video below! (more...)

Finalists for 2014 Great Gay Play And Musical Contest AnnouncedFinalists for 2014 Great Gay Play And Musical Contest Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Five finalists have now been named in the 2014 Great Gay Play And Musical Contest sponsored by Pride Films and Plays. The works are as varied as the writers, and PFP will present enhanced staged readings of these works in May at Center on Halsted. (more...)

Pride Films & Plays Announces Directors, Schedule for 2014 Gay Play Weekend, 5/9-11Pride Films & Plays Announces Directors, Schedule for 2014 Gay Play Weekend, 5/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

PFP's Gay Play Weekend includes a dynamic musical about a tragedy in gay history, and a historical drama about Michelangelo. You will also see a murder mystery which takes place at a party where everyone is dressed as Joan Crawford, a fun piece about gay dating today, and a drama about abuse and healing. These are the themes of the five finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2014 Gay Play and Musical Contest. (more...)

Terry Burrell & Lawrence Leritz Set for THEATRE CHAT, 12/4Terry Burrell & Lawrence Leritz Set for THEATRE CHAT, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guests are actress and playwright Terry Burrell and actor, producer, and choreographer Lawrence Leritz. (more...)

Rob McClure, Joshua Henry & More to Celebrate MGM Musicals at LYRICS & LYRICISTS on 1/11Rob McClure, Joshua Henry & More to Celebrate MGM Musicals at LYRICS & LYRICISTS on 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Follow Lyrics & Lyricists over the rainbow to the West Coast and the glory days of MGM. On January 11, 12and 13 Tony Award® winner Kathleen Marshall makes her L&L debut as guest artistic director for Going Hollywood, a singing, dancing, Technicolor celebration of the silver screen's greatest musicals, featuring Cameron Adams, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan, Rob McClure and Rachel York. (more...)

LET'S MISBEHAVE to Run 1/22-2/16 at International City TheatreLET'S MISBEHAVE to Run 1/22-2/16 at International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

It's delightful. It's delicious. It's de-lovely! International City Theatre opens its 29th season with the California premiere of Let's Misbehave: The Music and Lyrics of Cole Porter, conceived by Karin Bowersock (book) and Patrick Young (musical arrangements) and directed and choreographed by Todd Nielsen. With musical direction by Darryl Archibald and starring triple-threats Lindsey Alley, Marc Ginsburg and Jennifer Shelton, Let's Misbehave opens Jan. 24 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place on Jan. 22 and Jan. 23. (more...)

City Theatre's SHORTS GONE WILD Comes to Broward, Now thru 9/1City Theatre's SHORTS GONE WILD Comes to Broward, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Miami's City Theatre, now in its 18th year of their renowned Summer Shorts Festival, will spread its wings in a new collaboration with Island City Stage to bring an evening of hilarious and provocative short plays. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of City Theatre's 2013 SUMMER SHORTS Festival, Beg. TonightPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of City Theatre's 2013 SUMMER SHORTS Festival, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Miami's City Theatre, now in its 18th year of their renowned Summer Shorts Festival, will spread its wings in a new collaboration with Island City Stage to bring an evening of hilarious and provocative short plays. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of City Theatre's 2013 SUMMER SHORTS FestivalPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of City Theatre's 2013 SUMMER SHORTS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Miami's City Theatre, now in its 18th year of their renowned Summer Shorts Festival, will spread its wings in a new collaboration with Island City Stage to bring an evening of hilarious and provocative short plays. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Freda Payne Returns to Jazz Routes with New CD Release COME BACK TO ME LOVE, 9/19-20Freda Payne Returns to Jazz Routes with New CD Release COME BACK TO ME LOVE, 9/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

As iconic in 2014 for her timeless beauty and sex appeal as she is her artistic versatility as an all around entertainer, Ms. Freda Payne remains among music's and show business' brightest shining star survivors. When she is singing her heartbeat music - jazz - love, awe and yearning only grow stronger. Her new album, Come Back To Me Love (her first for Artistry Music) marks not only a return to the big band and strings-laden classics from her mid-`60s beginnings with Impulse!, but also marks a return to her hometown of Detroit. That makes this 14-song album featuring Grammy® Award-winner Bill Cunliffe's musical arrangements a beautiful homecoming. (more...)

City Theatre's SHORTS GONE WILD Comes to Broward, 8/8-9/1City Theatre's SHORTS GONE WILD Comes to Broward, 8/8-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

Miami's City Theatre, now in its 18th year of their renowned Summer Shorts Festival, will spread its wings in a new collaboration with Island City Stage to bring an evening of hilarious and provocative short plays. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMONMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen CollectionFrom Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection presentsthe legendary performer in 24 of his most memorable films available November 11, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. (more...)

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen CollectionFrom Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection presentsthe legendary performer in 24 of his most memorable films available November 11, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. (more...)

Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? THE SOUNDTRACK OF AN ERA, 8/22-9/28Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? THE SOUNDTRACK OF AN ERA, 8/22-9/28
by Carol Kassie - Aug 12, 2014

When Broward Stage Door Theatre's artistic director Derelle Bunn mentioned to director Michael Leeds and choreographer Kevin Black that she had an open time slot for a show, and asked them if they'd be interested in 'doing something', they jumped at the chance. "Kevin and I have wanted to work together for a while, and this was a terrific opportunity," says Leeds. "And then, of course, the question became - what should we do?!" (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More Set for 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Now thru 4/7Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More Set for 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. Tonight, April 5 and April 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Four-Week Extension of DONNYBROOK thru TodayIrish Rep Announces Four-Week Extension of DONNYBROOK thru Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre announces a four-week extension of DONNYBROOK!-a musical based on the movie 'The Quiet Man,' with music and lyrics by Johnny Burke and book by Robert E. McEnroe-with Off-Broadway performances now set to run through April 28 on the company's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Charlotte Moore (2012 Callaway Award finalist for DANCING AT LUGHNASA) directs. (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Howard McGillin, Mandy Gonzalez & More Set for 54 SINGS TIME AND AGAIN, 5/11Rebecca Luker, Howard McGillin, Mandy Gonzalez & More Set for 54 SINGS TIME AND AGAIN, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

54 BELOW announces the cast for their next big concert event '54 Sings Time and Again.' Playing for two performances only on May 11, the 7PM concert event will star Rebecca Luker (Phantom of the Opera, Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Nine), Howard McGillin (Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, The Secret Garden), and Jessica Molaskey (Parade, Dream, Sunday in the Park with George). (more...)

I'D RATHER BE DANCING! Runs Now thru 4/13 at Playhouse on ParkI'D RATHER BE DANCING! Runs Now thru 4/13 at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

The popular song and dance extravaganza is back! The 2014 production by stop/time dance theater, I'd Rather Be Dancing!, marks the return of the annual crowd pleaser that features the resident dance company at Playhouse on Park. Conceived, directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Darlene Zoller, I'd Rather Be Dancing! is a guaranteed night of entertainment full of dancing, singing and live music. (more...)

Richard Maltby, Jr. Directs Star-Studded Cast for DTC's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Now thru 4/27Richard Maltby, Jr. Directs Star-Studded Cast for DTC's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company will close its 35th season with the 35th anniversary of the hit musical AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz. Delaware Theatre Company's production will be directed by original Broadway director and co-creator Richard Maltby, Jr. and feature his own handpicked cast alongside the original designs from the 1978 Tony Award-winning production. (more...)

Casts Revealed for Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend, Running 5/9-11Casts Revealed for Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend, Running 5/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend is one of the most exciting events for LGBT theater lovers, as five great new scripts are brought to life in enhanced staged readings directed by Chicago's top directors. The first three years of the contest had produced finalists and award winners like At The Flash by Sean Chandler and David Leeper, Under A Rainbow Flag by Leo Schwartz, Learn to Be Latina by Enrique Urueta, and Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead by Martin Casella. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Tour Comes to Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall, 4/16-21ANYTHING GOES Tour Comes to Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall, 4/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Pittsburgh premiere April 16-21, 2013 at Heinz Hall as part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series. (more...)

Tickets for ANYTHING GOES at the Kennedy Center Go On Sale 4/3Tickets for ANYTHING GOES at the Kennedy Center Go On Sale 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes in the Kennedy Center Opera House from June 11 to July 7, 2013. Winner of the 2011 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes sails direct from Broadway under the direction of Kathleen Marshall, who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography. The production features music and lyrics by Cole Porter; original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. Tickets go on public sale on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Press opening night is Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

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