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Kate Mulgrew & Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer Host Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Emerging Artists Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Kate Mulgrew and Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon today, September 30, from noon-2pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Presents THE OLDEST PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Five aging practitioners of The Oldest Profession are faced with a diminishing clientele, increased competition for their niche market, and aching joints. With wit, compassion, and humor, they struggle to find and learn new tricks as they fight to stay in the Life. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More to Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), October 2-24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Randy Graff, and Cady Huffman Lead OUR GUY, CY at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

Tony Award winners Judy Kaye, Randy Graff, and Cady Huffman lead OUR GUY, CY: THE SONGS OF CY COLEMAN on NOVEMBER 11, 12 at 7PM and 13 @ 9:30 PM at 54 BELOW. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Connecticut (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT, Premiering Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), now through October 24. Opening Night is tonight, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Presents THE OLDEST PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Five aging practitioners of The Oldest Profession are faced with a diminishing clientele, increased competition for their niche market, and aching joints. With wit, compassion, and humor, they struggle to find and learn new tricks as they fight to stay in the Life. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Judy Kaye Previews OUR GUY, CY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - Oct 6, 2015

3 Tony Award winners. 3 Broadway legends who originated roles in a Cy Coleman musical. 1 man they all loved. An unforgettable theatrical event brings together three Broadway Leading Ladies who all originated roles on Broadway in a Cy Coleman show: Tony Award winner Randy Graff, Tony Award winner Cady Huffman, and Tony Award winner Judy Kaye. Directed & conceived by Will Nunziata, with Eugene Gwozdz as Music Director. (more...)

Sam Bass Theatre to Stage Re-Imagining of Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Sam Bass Theatre presents THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller, a re-imagining of a classic directed by Olin Meadows, October 27-October 31, playing Thursdays - Monday at 8:00pm at Sam Bass Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Connecticut (more...)

Melissa Manchester, Tamara Tunie, Lena Hall Coming Up This Nov at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

This November, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Artists Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Connecticut (more...)

THE OLDEST PROFESSION Comes to Hanover
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

While many people revel in 1980s nostalgia, the upcoming play at Hanover Little Theatre (HLT) will take a look at five 'working women' who don't like the changes the new decade brings to their life in New York City. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiere, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), tonight, October 2, through October 24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)

BWW Review: The Mabel Mercer Foundation's 26th Annual Cabaret Convention Comes Home to Town Hall, Night Two, October 14
by Alix Cohen - Oct 17, 2015

On the second night of this year's 26th Annual Cabaret Convention, Jeff Harnar and Andrea Marcovicci hosted A Sentimental Journey: World War II Songs, inspired by Marcovicci's memorable Oak Room at The Algonquin show, I'll Be Seeing You--Love Songs of World War II. (The CD is highly recommended.) As always with this pair's Convention contribution, the show was a treat in part because of its singular glamour. Much of our audience was exceptionally familiar with and nostalgic about these songs. A few had to be politely quieted for singing along, more than a few took each other's hands. It seems I've heard that song before . . . the co-hosts begin, warming the room. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Connecticut (more...)

Kerry Butler, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

INDECENT, PEERLESS, THE MOORS World Premieres, Dianne Wiest Set for Yale Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre announces its 2015-16 Season, which will include three world premieres and two classics. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Phillipa Soo, Jason Danieley and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

This October, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For (more...)

Andrea Burns, Tamara Tunie and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

This week Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Philadelphia (more...)

BWW Review: MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION at SHEA'S 710 Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Nov 4, 2016

Something exciting has happened in the former Studio Arena Theatre, now known as Shea's 710 Theatre .The Shaw Festival, Canada's only Bi-National theatre company, has forged an alliance across the border with Shea's Buffalo Theatre to present one of their productions at 710 each season. Given the caliber of last night's opening of George Bernard Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, Buffalo has added another gem to it's theatre community. In it's heyday Studio Arena had a national reputation of presenting cutting edge theatre with world class actors and those who still remember that era should flock back downtown to witness 710's rebirth. (more...)

Artists Rep's 'A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS' to Celebrate Season of Hope This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Staged!, presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION for the holidays. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater Unveils 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) Crowded Fire's newly appointed Artistic Director Mina Morita unveiled the 2016 mainstage season lineup of three contemporary plays that continue to uphold the company's long tradition of producing boundary - pushing, thought-provoking theater. At a season-announcement party on Saturday, November 14th Morita addressed Crowded Fire donors, patrons, and artists saying "At Crowded Fire, we are unafraid of tackling big issues. We commit ourselves to true experimentation of form and content to question, disrupt, or complicate comfortable notions of cultural hierarchy." (more...)

BWW Review: THE OLDEST PROFESSION at Hanover Little Theatre
by Christy Brooks - Nov 14, 2016

When one arrives at the historical building that is home to Hanover Little Theatre, you are greeted with down-home hospitality. Knowing that the theatre has served its community for 68 years is just impressive. Their current production of Paula Vogel's The Oldest Profession, validates their longevity of commitment to the performing arts. (more...)

Rainbow Theatre Project to Present GET USED TO IT! During Pride Month
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Just in time for Capital Pride, The Rainbow Theatre Project is capping its third season with a nearly month-long run of Get Used to It!, a musical revue that tackles sex, love, relationships, politics, religion and AIDS, by award-winning composer and lyricist Tom Wilson Weinberg, at Flashpoint's Mead Theatre. RTP's Producing Artistic Director H. Lee Gable, who conceived last season's sold-out revue Torch: Songs from the Gay Life!, directs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: OUR GUY, CY- The Songs of Cy Coleman Plays 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 21, 2015

Three Tony-winners converged to honor Cy Coleman at 54 Below last night and Broadwayworld was there. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Delivering Open-Throttle Fun, An Exuberant Cast Brings THE LIFE to Life at 54 Below
by Alix Cohen - May 19, 2015

Cy Coleman and Ira Gasman's musical The Life explores the human flotsam and jetsam of Times Square in the 1980s--prostitutes, pimps, dealers, runaways, the seedy, lost and desperate. And, of course, this being a musical, some have hearts of gold. The Life began Off-Broadway in 1990 at the Westbeth Theater and moved to Broadway in 1997, garnering three Drama Desk Awards and Tony Awards for Lillias White and Chuck Cooper. On Sunday evening (5/17), 54 Below presented a concert version of The Life as part of its 54 Below Sings series. The cast sunk its teeth into this score with gusto offering 15 songs that reminded us of the show's pith and sass. Intermittent narrative sketched the storyline. Few of those onstage were acting, but everyone sang up a storm. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, Melba Moore & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Crowd-Pleasing Revue Celebrating the Songs of CY COLEMAN Sets Off Fireworks at 54 Below
by Alix Cohen - May 18, 2015

Three of Cy Coleman's Broadway leading ladies invite you to a celebratory shindig buoyed by talent, palpably warmed by affection. Sometimes orchestrated as a harmonizing girl group and at others in distinctively different solo turns, Lillias White, Cady Huffman, and Randy Graff offer a banquet of Coleman's oeuvre in the 54 Below revue, My Guy Cy, which opened Friday night (and played again the following night). Arrangements by various musicians are texturally piquant, showcasing uncommon skill when interweaving songs. Direction (from vocalist Will Nunziata, who has a second flowering career) is fluid, deft, and winning. (more...)

Vineyard's Co-Production of INDECENT Begins Performances Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Vineyard Theatre, in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre, will present the New York premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at The Vineyard (108 East 15th Street) with previews beginning April 27 and opening night set for May 17. INDECENT features music composed by Lisa Gutkin (KLEZMATICS) and Aaron Halva (RED NOSES) and choreography by David Dorfman (GREEN VIOLIN).  (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, celebrates its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit tonight, Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center(East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie.  The master of ceremonies for the evening is noted theatre journalist Peter Filichia. (more...)

Tickets to New York Premiere of INDECENT at Vineyard Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Vineyard Theatre, in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre, has announced that tickets are now on sale as of today, March 22 at noon for the New York premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at The Vineyard (108 East 15th Street). Previews begin April 27 and opening night is set for May 17. For more information, please call the box office at (212) 353-0303 or visit www.vineyardtheatre.org. Group sales should call 212-353-3366, ext. 214. (more...)

Paula Vogel Coming to Playwrights' Center, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Celebrated playwright and teacher Paula Vogel will spend two days at the Playwrights' Center in June as part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Vogel's visit will conclude with a public conversation on Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. Reservations for this free event are encouraged: pwcenter.org/vogel, info@pwcenter.org or (612) 332-7481. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE OLDEST PROFESSION Misses the Mark
by Frank Benge - Jun 7, 2015

Paula Vogel's play, The Oldest Profession, is set in 1981, shortly after the election of Ronald Reagan. Set in a park, the play examines the lives of five 'working girls' at the end of their very long careers. The "girls" are Mae, a madam, and her stable: Ursula, Lillian, Vera and Edna. In between appointments with their gentlemen, the women reminisce about their early days in New Orleans' Storyville and review their finances and options today. Their clients are literally a dying breed: one has been kidnapped by his children, another thinks it's 1940 and is paying with silk stockings, some are hospitalized and may not be coming out. The financial situation is grave for Mae's stable. These girls aren't getting any younger. (more...)

Rainbow Theatre Project Mounts Paula Vogel's THE OLDEST PROFESSION, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Just in time for Capital Pride, The Rainbow Theatre Project is capping its sophomore season with a fully-staged production of The Oldest Profession, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's (How I Learned to Drive), over two weekends in June in the Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint. (more...)

HBO Latino to Premiere Season Two of Original Series EL NEGOCIO, 7/10
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

HBO Latino announces the premiere of the second season of the original series El Negocio, acquired from HBO Latin America, on July 10, 2015 at 10PM/9C. (more...)

RHYTHM OF LIFE, Celebrating Cy Coleman, Set for St. James Studio Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Marti Webb, Debbie Kurup, Cedric Neal and John Barr are to star in Rhythm of Life, a brand new song cycle celebrating many of the greatest hits by master of the catchy show tune, Tony Award-winning Cy Coleman.  (more...)

Drama Book Shop to Livestream Conversation with INDECENT's Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

The Drama Book Shop, now celebrating its 99th year, will welcome playwright Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman, the creative forces behind Indecent, for a discussion about the play. The event will take place on Friday, June 10th at 5:00PM. It is free to the public. For those unable to attend, the Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will live-stream the conversation on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/dramabookshop) and on their Periscope channel @dramabookshop. (more...)

Agape Actors Co-Op to Present PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Agape Actors Co-Op presents PICNIC, William Inge's Pulitzer Prize winning drama about young love, family, and the need to belong. (more...)

Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMORE WALTZ to Open Rep Stage's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Rep Stage, the regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), opens its 23rd season with Paula Vogel's "The Baltimore Waltz," directed by Suzanne Beal, Rep Stage's co-producing artistic director. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Playwright Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of How I Learned To Drive, The Baltimore Waltz, And Baby Makes Seven, and this year's Indecent, led a public workshop at the Minneapolis Playwrights' Center as part of The Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Scroll down for a clip! (more...)

HBO Latino Premieres Season Two of Original Series EL NEGOCIO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

HBO Latino announces the premiere of the second season of the original series El Negocio, acquired from HBO Latin America, tonight, July 10, 2015 at 10PM/9C. (more...)

Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

A classic Mabou Mines feat is to take a theatrical classic, reimagine it from top to bottom, then turn it inside out; the result is a production so spanking new that the original gleams with fresh and unexpected relevance. The tradition continues in a collaboration with Trick Saddle and the 45-year old company. The two companies combine forces in the world premiere of 'Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,' inspired by 'The Imaginary Invalid,' Moliere's piercing satiric take on the pretension, gullibility and vulnerability of we poor mortals. Presented by La MaMa, a production of Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle, the play runs January 21-February 7 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit on Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie. (more...)

The Rainbow Theatre Project to Stage Tennessee Williams' SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The Rainbow Theatre Project's Generation Q Staged Reading Series is back in the new year with a presentation of Tennessee Williams' harrowing Southern Gothic classic, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER. It will be paired with a reading of a short-play by Dr. Samantha McDermitt, JUSTICE DISORDERED. The readings take place Monday, February 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Source in the District. (more...)

Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle to Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

A classic Mabou Mines feat is to take a theatrical classic, reimagine it from top to bottom, then turn it inside out; the result is a production so spanking new that the original gleams with fresh and unexpected relevance. The tradition continues in a collaboration with Trick Saddle and the 45-year old company. The two companies combine forces in the world premiere of 'Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,' inspired by 'The Imaginary Invalid,' Moliere's piercing satiric take on the pretension, gullibility and vulnerability of we poor mortals. Presented by La MaMa, a production of Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle, the play runs January 21-February 7 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. (more...)

Will Paula Vogel's INDECENT Be First Play by a Woman on Broadway This Season?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

More works by women on Broadway? Yes, please! (more...)

Kate Mulgrew & Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer to Host Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Kate Mulgrew and Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Wednesday, September 30 from noon-2pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. Chaired by members of the Vineyard Council, the event will feature the presentation of the 2015 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award to Boo Killebrew (MILLER, MISSISSIPPI). Clare Barron (YOU GOT OLDER), Vineyard's 2014 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award winner, will also be recognized at the luncheon. (more...)

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