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Dan Watt is the producer & director of the documentary EVERYBODY DANCE currently on iTunes, AppleTV, Google Play and Amazon Prime. He has produced Gala Fundraisers with Bea Arthur, Chita Rivera, Dixie Carter, Carol Channing and Melissa Manchester. Dan produced Tony Nominee, Anika Larsen’s debut cd “SING ME TO SLEEP” and songs with Ben Vereen. He is currently in production on an “untitled” documentary with Tony and Pulitzer Prizer wining producer Daryl Roth.

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Legends Are in the House: The 2023 Chita Rivera Awards

Chita danced onto the stage at the Skirball Center to present the Chita Rivera Lifetime Achievement Award to her friend and collaborator, 96-year-old John Kander.
Photos: Inside the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards

The 2023 Chita Rivera Awards were presented on May 22, 2023 at 7:30pm at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!
A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, DANCIN', NEW YORK, NEW YORK and More Win 2023 Chita Rivera Awards

Winners for the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards were announced this evening. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered outstanding choreography, featured dancers, and ensembles in shows on Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as outstanding choreography in film that opened during the 2022-2023 season.
$25 Student Rush Tickets Available for The Chita Rivera Awards Tonight

Student rush tickets are now available for the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards this evening.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE And More To Perform At The 2023 Chita Rivera Awards; Presenters Announced

Presenters and performances have been announced for the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards, taking place on May 22 at 7:30pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Square Park).
DANCIN', A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Nominated For 2023 Chita Rivera Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards have been announced. Find out who is nominated for the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards!
Video: Watch Art Transform the Lives of Kids with Disabilities in EVERYBODY DANCE Documentary

March is Disabilities Awareness Month and Broadway is celebrating with the release of EVERYBODY DANCE- a documentary that dives into the transformative world of art as it empowers and emboldens children with neurological differences and disabilities.
EVERYBODY DANCE Documentary Features New Song By Bonnie Milligan

Everybody Dance, the new documentary following the everyday life of children with different disabilities and explores how ballet has changed their lives, is available now on digital platforms. The new film also features 'I Will Make Thunder,' a new song sung by Bonnie Milligan. Watch the video trailer and listen to the new song now!
Art Attack Foundation Bestows Graciela Daniele Dance Scholarship

Last month, The Art Attack Foundation (AAF) announced the recipient of their annual Graciela Daniele Dance Scholarship, Dannilynn King, who received a full scholarship to attend Dance Theatre of Harlem Summer Program. 
The 10 Best New Broadway Holiday Albums of 2021!

Find out the best new Broadway holiday albums for 2021! Tis the season for holiday tunes! From festive favorites to brand-new bops, Broadway isn't disappointing this year, with a huge variety of new holiday albums from your favorite artists to put under the tree.
Ben Vereen Releases 'Both Sides Now' Single

Producer Dan Watt and Tony winner Ben Vereen have decided to donate the proceeds from Ben's new single “BOTH SIDES NOW' to the Art Attack Foundations newly formed “Graciela Daniele Dance Scholarship”.
Chita Rivera Announces 'The Graciela Daniele Dance Scholarship' from Art Attack Foundation

The Art Attack Foundation will be offering the “Graciela Danielle Dance Scholarship” effective February 2022. The scholarship fund has been named for Tony Award winning Choreographer and Dancer, Graciela Daniele. The scholarship will be open to dancers of all disciplines (14 to 20 years of age) and is being embraced by the dance community with LA Dance Magic and the Broadway Dance Center both contributing initial donations to the scholarship fund. 
Ben Vereen and Dan Watt Donate Proceeds From Single To Actors Fund

Producer Dan Watt and Tony winner Ben Vereen have decided to donate the 2020 proceeds from Ben's single 'What a Wonderful World' to the Actor's Fund.
See Anika Larsen on Seth Rudetsky's STARS IN THE HOUSE Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House
Award Winning Doc VIOLET IS BLUE: A TALE OF GIBBONS AND GUARDIANS Special Fundraiser Screening Announced

Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians, an award-winning short documentary, will screen at LA Film School on Saturday, July 20th at 7:00 PM. The screening will be followed by a Q&A and reception. Proceeds will go to The Gibbon Conservation Center, a 501-C3 a not for profit corporation.
Anika Larsen And The Larsen/Maxwell Quintet Present MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE

Award winner Anika Larsen teams up with her husband and jazz trumpet player Freddie Maxwell for their Feinstein's/54 Below and New York City debut of MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE: The Musical Romance of a Jazz Cat and a Broadway Baby. Best known for her Tony nominated role as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Anika also performed on Broadway in Avenue Q, Xanadu, All Shook Up and Rent. Freddie toured with luminaries such as Frank Sinatra and Alicia Keys. Recounting memorable moments in their careers, this show is the musical story of how their worlds came together. It's a jazzy, sexy spin on Broadway, pop and Latin tunes that were pivotal in their lives, featuring songs from Anika's album Sing You To Sleep.
Kate Baldwin, Lindsay Mendez and More Lead the Week at 54 Below

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
Anika Larsen And The Larsen/Maxwell Quintet Present MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE

Award winner Anika Larsen teams up with her husband and jazz trumpet player Freddie Maxwell for their Feinstein's/54 Below and New York City debut of MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE: The Musical Romance of a Jazz Cat and a Broadway Baby. Best known for her Tony nominated role as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Anika also performed on Broadway in Avenue Q, Xanadu, All Shook Up and Rent. Freddie toured with luminaries such as Frank Sinatra and Alicia Keys. Recounting memorable moments in their careers, this show is the musical story of how their worlds came together. It's a jazzy, sexy spin on Broadway, pop and Latin tunes that were pivotal in their lives, featuring songs from Anika's album Sing You To Sleep.
Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Christy Altomare and More Sing for the Art Attack Foundation at Birdland

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Broadway stars Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Christy Altomare, Anika Larsen and more, all artists on the Yellow Sound Label, in 'An Evening of Song,' benefiting the Art Attack Foundation. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!
Broadway at the Cabaret: Tony Yazbeck, Matt Doyle & More This Week!

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include:

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