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Ato Blankson-Wood, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More to Take Part in Broadway Advocacy Coa Photo Ato Blankson-Wood, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More to Take Part in Broadway Advocacy Coalition's Arts in Action Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

Ato Blankson-Wood (Tony nominee Slave Play), Asmeret Ghebremichael (Book of Mormon, Legally Blonde), Nora Schell (Jagged Little Pill) and Kara Young (Tony nominee Clyde’s) will take part in Broadway Advocacy Coalition's Arts in Action Festival, set to take place at 7pm on Sunday, July 24 at the Manhattan School of Music.

BAC & Columbia Law School Announce Returning 'Theatre of Change' Course Photo BAC & Columbia Law School Announce Returning 'Theatre of Change' Course
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) and Columbia Law School will continue their four-year partnership with the announcement of an in-person participatory course entitled The Theater for Change: Reimagining Justice Through Abolition. 

Megan Hilty, Linda Eder, Mykal Kilgore & More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below in N Photo Megan Hilty, Linda Eder, Mykal Kilgore & More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Photos: Broadway Advocacy Coalition Poses with Their New Tony Award Photo Photos: Broadway Advocacy Coalition Poses with Their New Tony Award
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 27, 2021

Just yesterday, the Broadway Advocacy Coalition had much to celebrate as one of the recipients of a special award at the 74th Annual Tony Awards. 

Special Tony Awards Announced! The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, AMERICAN UTOPIA & FRE Photo Special Tony Awards Announced! The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, AMERICAN UTOPIA & FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Will Receive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that they will present three Special Tony Awards to The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme.

Jaime Cepero, Matt DeAngelis & Christine Dwyer and More to be Featured in 'Songs for  Photo Jaime Cepero, Matt DeAngelis & Christine Dwyer and More to be Featured in 'Songs for Our City' Songwriting Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Times Square Alliance has announced the second annual Songs for Our City songwriting competition, which will take place daily this June 1–5, 2021. Songs for Our City will highlight original music from Broadway actors and composers to provide a unique and interactive way for audiences to enjoy new music, while celebrating the Broadway community.

LCT Spotlight Series Presents A  CELEBRATION OF STUDENT SONGS Photo LCT Spotlight Series Presents A CELEBRATION OF STUDENT SONGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021

This month the LCT Spotlight Series will turn its focus to Open Stages, Lincoln Center Theater’s education program and the virtual reimagining of its highly popular annual presentation, A CELEBRATION OF STUDENT SONGS. 

Broadway Advocacy Coalition And Columbia Law School Announce Winter Course: The Theat Photo Broadway Advocacy Coalition And Columbia Law School Announce Winter Course: The Theater Of Change
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2020

The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) and Columbia Law School will continue their multi-year partnership with the announcement of the first full semester course offering entitled The Theater for Change: Reimagining Justice Through Abolition.

Ronvé O'Daniel and Jevares Myrick Release New Music Video 'So Far to Go' From LETTER Photo Ronvé O'Daniel and Jevares Myrick Release New Music Video 'So Far to Go' From LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

New American musical in development Letters to the President has released a music video of “So Far to Go,” written by Ronvé O’Daniel and Jevares Myrick. The video is now streaming online as part of O’Daniel and Myrick’s newly launched Composer and Lyricist Artist Channel on Broadway on Demand.

The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songb Photo The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

The hardships COVID-19 have caused for songwriters and performers has prompted The Kurt Weill Foundation to provide financial support to participants chosen for the Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook, a new collection of sixteen contemporary theater songs by nineteen emerging writers.

Ben Wexler Videos

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Amber Gray Sing a Todd Almond Tune on ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE A VideoBWW Exclusive: Listen to Amber Gray Sing a Todd Almond Tune on ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE Album
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 25, 2020

We are excited to bring you an exclusive track from the album- 'I Don't Know About You,' written by Todd Almond (Girl from the North Country) and performed by Amber Gray (Hadestown).

VIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and  VideoVIDEO: Up and Coming Composers and Lyricists Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants and Perform Their Work
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2019

The 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants were recently awarded to up and coming composers and lyricists Andy Roninson, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Julia Gytri & Avi Amon, and Ben Wexler.

Waterwell & Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launch THE FLORES EXHIBITS VideoWaterwell & Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launch THE FLORES EXHIBITS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2019

Waterwell and Broadway Advocacy Coalition announced the launch of a?oeThe Flores Exhibits,a?? a series of short videos that amplify the voices of children held in detention facilities at the U.S. / Mexico Border. The first group of videos, with more to be released soon, are now live at www.flores-exhibits.org and form the core of an integrated strategy to affect change in our immigration system through narrative-driven advocacy.

STAGE TUBE: The Curran Gets Ready for FUN HOME with 'Ring of Keys' Music Video for GLAAD Spirit Day
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2016

The Curran today released a music video of the song 'Ring of Keys,' from the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, which will re-open the Curran this January after an extensive renovation that is currently underway (and pictured in scenes from the video). The song, written by Tony Award-winners Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, and performed by students from Oakland School for the Arts (OSA), is in celebration and support of GLAAD and 'Spirit Day' on October 20, 2016, a day that encourages all to take a stand against bullying of LGBTQ youth and wear purple. Watch it below!

VIDEO: Billy Crystal and Josh Gad Star in FX's THE COMEDIANS, Premiering Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

FX's newest series, THE COMEDIANS will make its television debut tonight, April 9, 2015. Led by Tony Award-winner Billy Crystal and Tony nominee Josh Gad, THE COMEDIANS will have 8 episodes, with air times set for 10pm ET. Check out a trailer for the show below!

VIDEO: First Look- Billy Crystal and Josh Gad Star in FX's THE COMEDIANS
by Sally Henry Fuller - Feb 15, 2015

FX's newest series, THE COMEDIANS will make its television debut on April 5, 2015. Led by Tony Award-winner Billy Crystal and Tony nominee Josh Gad, THE COMEDIANS will have 8 episodes, with air times set for 10pm ET. Check out the first trailer for the show below!

STAGE TUBE: New Teasers for FX's THE COMEDIANS Starring Josh Gad & Billy Crystal
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2014

Below, check out a slew of new teasers for the FX series THE COMEDIANS, co-starring Billy Crystal (Broadway's 700 Sundays) and Josh Gad (Book of Mormon). The series will premiere in 2015.

VIDEO: First Promo for FX's THE COMEDIANS Starring Josh Gad & Billy Crystal!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 10, 2014

Below, check out the first official promo for the new FX series THE COMEDIANS, co-starring Billy Crystal (Broadway's 700 Sundays) and Josh Gad (Book of Mormon). The series will premiere in 2015.