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James Lipton attending the Opening Night Performance of the New Broadway Dance Musical HOT FEET featuring the Music of Earth, Wind and Fire at the Hilton Theatre on 42nd Street in New York City. April 30, 2006

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Ballet Tech's Kids Dance to Return to the Joyce for First New York Season Since 2019 Photo Ballet Tech's Kids Dance to Return to the Joyce for First New York Season Since 2019
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) with a program devised by the organization’s new artistic director, Dionne D. Figgins. The production celebrates founder Eliot Feld, featuring some of his early Kids Dance pieces as part of Ballet Tech’s expanding repertory.

MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK Documentary to Premiere on STARZ Photo MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK Documentary to Premiere on STARZ
by Michael Major - Jan 31, 2022

In the new documentary, Maurice and friends—Chita Rivera, Mercedes Ellington and Debbie Allen—tell tales from his lengthy career, including Broadway shows, a co-starring role in Francis Ford Coppola’s THE COTTON CLUB and his loving yet complex relationship with his superstar brother, the late Gregory Hines.

MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK to Premiere on STARZ in February 2022 Photo MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK to Premiere on STARZ in February 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, MAURICE HINES: BRING THEM BACK will make its U.S. broadcast and streaming premiere on STARZ and the STARZ App in February 2022 and run on the network through 2023.

Debbie Allen Announces First Global Streaming Of Her HOT CHOCOLATE NUTCRACKER Photo Debbie Allen Announces First Global Streaming Of Her HOT CHOCOLATE NUTCRACKER
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2021

Emmy Award winner and Kennedy Center Honoree Debbie Allen and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA) are thrilled to announce the first on-demand global streaming of the award-winning family spectacular 'Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' December 24 to January 1.

Dominique Kelley Appears On STOPTIME Podcast Photo Dominique Kelley Appears On STOPTIME Podcast
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 14, 2021

Dominique Kelley has been named one of the most promising up and coming choreographers of his generation. In this episode of STOPTIME:Live in the Moment, host and life coach Lisa Hopkins speaks with Dominique about his career thus far.

Debbie Allen's HOT CHOCOLATE NUTCRACKER Will Return For A  One Night Gala Performance Photo Debbie Allen's HOT CHOCOLATE NUTCRACKER Will Return For A One Night Gala Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Emmy Award winner and Kennedy Center Honoree Debbie Allen and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in association with The Annenberg Foundation will present its award-winning family spectacular 'Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' on Friday, November 19th at 7pm PST at the Drive-Up Santa Monica Airport.

BWW Interview: Artistic Director Ricardo Khan and CROSSROADS THEATRE COMPANY Photo BWW Interview: Artistic Director Ricardo Khan and CROSSROADS THEATRE COMPANY
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2021

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Crossroads Theatre Company's Artistic Director, Ricardo Khan about his career and the season ahead.

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Announces Off-Broadway Cast and Dates Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Announces Off-Broadway Cast and Dates
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2021

From the creative team behind the hit musicals Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical and An Evening With Phyllis Hyman comes A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS: A GROOVY MUSICAL REVUE, the holiday disco musical show for lovers of Gospel, R&B and Soul music.

Ballet Tech Announces Dionne D. Figgins as New Artistic Director Photo Ballet Tech Announces Dionne D. Figgins as New Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

Ballet Tech, which each year introduces hundreds of New York City public school children to the beauty and rigor of classical dance, today announced Dionne D. Figgins as its new Artistic Director. Figgins begins leading the organization on August 1, in time for the return of school in fall.

Laila Robins Replaces Kate Burton in SEJANUS, HIS FALL Photo Laila Robins Replaces Kate Burton in SEJANUS, HIS FALL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.

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Broadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2020

But first, the episode starts off with a look at The Wedding Singer, based on the popular Adam Sandler film. It starred newcomer Stephen Lynch and joining him in the role of Julie, the waitress with a heart of gold, was one Broadway's loveliest leading ladies, Laura Benanti. The musical features a score by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin and a book by Begluin and Tim Herlihy. Rounding out the cast was Kevin Cahoon, Matthew Saldivar, Amy Spanger, Rita Gardner, Felicia Finley and Richard H. Blake. Benanti told Ridge, 'I'm really proud of it. It's nice to play the girl next door. I have never done that. This is really my first brand new Broadway musical. So, I have learned a lot.'

BWW TV: Watch Maurice Hines Sing from GUYS & DOLLS in New Show at Feinstein's/54 Belo VideoBWW TV: Watch Maurice Hines Sing from GUYS & DOLLS in New Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

Maurice Hines, best known for Eubie!, Uptown….It's Hot!, and Hot Feet, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below (June7-8) in Tappin' Thru Life with the internationally acclaimed All Female Jazz Orchestra DIVA. Along with tappers John Manzari and Leo Manzari, he pays tribute to his brother Gregory and their lives in show business, from TV to film, Broadway, Vegas, and beyond. Featuring songs like "Luck Be A Lady," "Smile," and "Come Fly with Me," Tappin' Thru Life celebrates the performers that inspire Hines, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne.

VIDEO: Rock Out with the Cast of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Performing 'Ruby Baby!' VideoVIDEO: Rock Out with the Cast of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Performing 'Ruby Baby!'
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

Get ready to rock with Leiber & Stoller's 'Ruby Baby!" Previously recorded by such legendary acts as The Drifters, Elvis Presley, and The Beach Boys, the revival's soulful take on this hit song features Max Sangerman, along with members of the cast and band of Smokey Joe's Cafe, jamming out together at Stage 42.

VIDEO: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Explores Leiber and Stoller's History with the Gibson Guitar VideoVIDEO: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Explores Leiber and Stoller's History with the Gibson Guitar
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2018

The new production of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, officially opened on, Sunday, July 22. The vibrant nine-member ensemble led by director choreographer Joshua Bergasse brings new life to more than 30 classic songs including 'Stand by Me,' 'I'm a Woman,' 'Hound Dog,' 'Fools Fall In Love,' 'On Broadway,' 'Yakety Yak,' 'Pearl's a Singer,' 'Treat Me Nice,' 'There Goes My Baby,' 'Love Potion #9,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' and 'Spanish Harlem.' Check out a new video exploring the history of Leiber and Stoller and the Gibson guitar below!

BWW TV: The Beat Goes On! The Go-Go's Take the Stage at HEAD OVER HEELS! VideoBWW TV: The Beat Goes On! The Go-Go's Take the Stage at HEAD OVER HEELS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2018

Tonight the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's, took the stage for a performance of some of their classic hits! Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Yakety Yak, SMOKEY JOE's Is Back! Meet the Company and Catch a Sneak Peek VideoBWW TV: Yakety Yak, SMOKEY JOE's Is Back! Meet the Company and Catch a Sneak Peek
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 1, 2018

They say the neon lights are bright off Broadway! The new production of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, begins preview performances on Friday, July 6 and officially opens on Sunday, July 22.

BWW TV: The Neon Lights Are Bright Off-Broadway! Watch Sneak Peek of SMOKEY JOE'S CAF VideoBWW TV: The Neon Lights Are Bright Off-Broadway! Watch Sneak Peek of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2018

They say the neon lights are birght off Broadway! The new production of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, begins preview performances on Friday, July 6 and officially opens on Sunday, July 22.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram! VideoVIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram!
by Alan Henry - Jun 21, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Head Over Heels Broadway with Ari Groover who took over our Instagram yesterday account to give you a behind the scenes look at the production as they continue their final week of tech ahead of their first performance Saturday!

Video: Mike Stoller Chats About The Return Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE VideoVideo: Mike Stoller Chats About The Return Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2018

Over the course of a 61-year partnership, Jerry Leiber (d. 2011) and Mike Stoller created enduring classics in a variety of genres including rhythm & blues, pop, country, jazz, cabaret, and-perhaps most notably-rock & roll. Elvis Presley and the Coasters are only two of the many acts whose careers skyrocketed because of Leiber and Stoller's creative partnership.

Photo Flash: The Go-Gos And The Cast Of Broadway-Bound HEAD OVER HEELS Takes Opening  VideoPhoto Flash: The Go-Gos And The Cast Of Broadway-Bound HEAD OVER HEELS Takes Opening Night Bows in San Francisco
by BWW Special - Apr 19, 2018

Get a first look at the opening night curtain call of the Broadway-bound production of the new musical Head Over Heels, which began performances at San Francisco's Curran Theater last week!