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Mark William won the 2019 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards for Best Debut Show and Best Independent Recording. Putting his own unique, youthful spin on classic crooner styling, Mark glides from Jerry Herman to Peter Allen to ‪‪Burt Bacharach‬‬ with charismatic ease and a spring in his step. Both critics and audiences alike are over the moon for Mark William. Theatre Pizzazz said “He took my breath away with every note and nuance. Whatever that ‘it’ is, he’s got IT!” and Times Square Chronicles called him “ The newest star rising in the heavens of cabaret and musical theatre.” Broadway legend Chita Rivera said of Mark, “WOW! What a voice!” and John Lloyd Young, the original, Tony-winning ‪Frankie Valli‬ in ‪Jersey Boys‬, says he is “Golden-Age Hollywood Reborn”. Mark recently returned from the Walnut Street Theatre where he played Bertram Batram in Young Frankenstein, and has appeared around the world in such shows as My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Mame with Leslie Uggams, and Jerry’s Girls with Susan Anton.

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Review: TRIBUTE TO MALTBY & SHIRE Is a Triumph at The Cutting Room

A 'Big' salute to songwriters Maltby & Shire, hosted and music-directed by Michael Lavine, brings us 'Closer Than Ever' to perfection. As tributes go, the one filled with the songs of Maltby and Shire, as they were bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award, was tops. Filled with theatre and cabaret performers, it was a great night.
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards

Winners for the 2024 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last night at NYU Skirball Center. Tony Award Winners Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit hosted the ceremony. Check out photos from the red carpet here!
Marilyn Maye Will Open the American Popular Song Society 3rd Annual Gala Benefit

Marilyn Maye will perform at the American Popular Song Society 3rd Annual Gala Benefit on Monday, June 17, 2024 at The Cutting Room.
Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards From the American Popular Song Society

Monday, June 17, 2024 will be the American Popular Song Society 3rd Annual Gala Benefit. It will honor the award winning Richard Maltby, Jr.  and David Shire with a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Cutting Room.
Photos: Inside Amas Musical Theatre's 55th Annual Benefit Gala Concert

Check out photos from Amas Musical Theatre's gala! See who was in attendance and learn more about the honorees.
Erin Davie, Janine LaManna, and Christine Pedi Join BACK TO BEFORE at J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company

The J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company has announced the all-star cast of its second cabaret evening this spring at AMT.
Photos: Inside the Private Industry Reading For DORIAN'S WILD(E) AFFAIR

Playthings Theatre of New York and executive producer Preston Ridge recently presented private industry readings (by invitation only) of Dorian’s Wild(e) Affair, a new musical inspired by Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Check out photos here!
Playthings Theatre of New York to Present DORIAN'S WILD(E) AFFAIR Readings

Playthings Theatre of New York and executive producer Preston Ridge will present private industry readings (by invitation only) of Dorian’s Wild(e) Affair. Learn more about the show.
Video: Peacock Drops BRAY WYATT: BECOMING IMMORTAL Trailer

Explore the journey of wrestling superstar Bray Wyatt in the new original documentary, BRAY WYATT: BECOMING IMMORTAL. The documentary from those who knew him best, including members of his family as well as WWE Superstars Hulk Hogan, John Cena, Becky Lynch, Triple H, and his brother Taylor Rotunda. Watch the video now!
Review: BROADWAY BOUND - PART SIX Is a Treasurer-Hunter's Dream

Just because the show never got to Broadway doesn't mean it didn't have good songs. Proof of this is in the hearing. And they get a fair hearing at 54 Below with the BROADWAY BOUND series. Even if a project might crash and burn, there can be things worth salvaging from the ashes. Read about 'em in our write-ups on 'Broadway Bound' --- a dream, a live show series, a podcast, a pleasure.
Caesar Samoya, Christiane Noll, and Stuart Zagnit Join BROADWAY BOUND 6 at 54 Below

After five previously acclaimed sold-out concerts, 54 Below will be presenting the sixth edition of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Thursday, December 7th, at 7:00pm at 54 Below.
Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.
Exclusive: Composer Walter Marks Steps in for an Ill Max Von Essen in York Theatre's GOLDEN RAINBOW

Due to illness, Broadway's Max Von Essen was unable to perform the lead role of Larry Davis in the York Theatre Company’s “Musicals in Mufti” presentation of “GOLDEN RAINBOW,” so 89-year-old composer Walter Marks went on in his place. Check out photos from the event here!
Photos: Inside A BRIEF INTERMISSION, Celebrating the Delacorte Theater

The Public Theater's special, one-night-only event, A BRIEF INTERMISSION, was held on Wednesday, September 6 at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!
MOIPEI, Liz Callaway, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.
Talia Suskauer, Lee Roy Reams, and Paige Davis Join FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS at 54 Below

Routledge Press’ highly praised new book FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS by Robert W. Schneider and Shannon Agnew, which rounds-up fifty musicals whose creations were seminal in altering the landscape of musical theater, is now being given a one night only concert with the artists who helped create these monumental musicals at 54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club.
Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO HEATHER

Check out photos from he red carpet for The Gospel According to Heather.
Lammermuir Festival Reveals 2023 Programme

The Lammermuir Festival returns this September with a varied and bold programme of beautiful music in beautiful places. The festival runs from the 7 – 18 September, featuring 36 performances at 12 venues across the historic county of East Lothian, offering audiences the chance to explore and marvel at the splendour of Scotland's 'sunshine coast'.
Photos: American Popular Song Society Honors Marilyn Maye With Lifetime Achievement Award

Broadway World Cabaret photographer Conor Weiss captures the glitzy evening in his lens.

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