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Shakina Nayfack

 
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Shakina Nayfack is a Theatre Director/Choreographer, Producer, and Performance Artist. Shakina is the director and co-creator of JUNK: A Rock Opera, a new Broadway bound show written by the Swedish rock band Brainpool and developed with Shakina. Shakina is also the Associate Producer at Barrington ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Shakina Nayfack is a Theatre Director/Choreographer, Producer, and Performance Artist. Shakina is the director and co-creator of JUNK: A Rock Opera, a new Broadway bound show written by the Swedish rock band Brainpool and developed with Shakina. Shakina is also the Associate Producer at Barrington ... (read complete bio)
 

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From left, composer Dan Gillespie Sells and actor Shakina Nayfack arrive before the N Photo

From left, composer Dan Gillespie Sells and actor Shakina Nayfack arrive before the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 21, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

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Actor Shakina Nayfack arrives before the North American premiere of the West End hit musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on January 21, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

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Shakina Nayfack Biography

Shakina Nayfack is a Theatre Director/Choreographer, Producer, and Performance Artist. Shakina is the director and co-creator of JUNK: A Rock Opera, a new Broadway bound show written by the Swedish rock band Brainpool and developed with Shakina. Shakina is also the Associate Producer at Barrington Stage Company.




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Creative Team Announced for HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO World Premiere Starring Wilson Jerma Photo Creative Team Announced for HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO World Premiere Starring Wilson Jermaine Heredia & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

The creative team has been finalized and  tickets are now on sale for the world premiere musical How to Dance in Ohio. The musical is scheduled as the 2022-23 season opener at Syracuse Stage this fall, and will run Sept. 21 – Oct. 9, 2022.

Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse St Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway veterans, and seven autistic actors. Learn all about the production here!

LISTEN: Joe Iconis & Family Share New Song 'Tightrope Walker / Mountain Climber / Me' Photo LISTEN: Joe Iconis & Family Share New Song 'Tightrope Walker / Mountain Climber / Me' Performed by Molly Hager
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

It’s the fifth and final single from Iconis’ sprawling new 44-track album, simply titled Album, which features over 70 members of Iconis’ vast family of collaborators including Aaron Tveit, Andrew Ranells, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Krysta Rodriguez, Andrew Barth Feldman, Kerry Butler, Danny Burstein, Annie Golden, George Salazar, Will Roland, and more.

The World's First LGBTQ+ Lullaby Album to Hold Pride Rally Fundraiser With Sutton Lee Photo The World's First LGBTQ+ Lullaby Album to Hold Pride Rally Fundraiser With Sutton Lee Seymour, Brita Filter & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

HUSH HK, The Ali Forney Center and BROADWAY RECORDS will host The Rainbow Lullaby’s album launch with a red carpet benefit for the Ali Forney Center on Monday, June 13th from 6-9pm.

Andrew Rannells, George Salazar & More to Join Joe Iconis at The Bourbon Room for ALB Photo Andrew Rannells, George Salazar & More to Join Joe Iconis at The Bourbon Room for ALBUM Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS announced that composer, songwriter, and playwright Joe Iconis will welcome a star-studded list of guest performers for his Wednesday, June 22 show at The Bourbon Room in Los Angeles to celebrate the release of Album.

BWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+ Photo BWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Watch an exclusive first look at Adrienne Warren as Concert Consuela in the upcoming third season of Helpsters, featuring a performance with the show's 'Scatterdays' for their 'Concert on the Corner.' The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, André De Shields, Krysta Rodriguez, and more.

LGBTQ+ Lullaby Album to Present Pride Rally Fundraiser With Sutton Lee Seymour, Brita Photo LGBTQ+ Lullaby Album to Present Pride Rally Fundraiser With Sutton Lee Seymour, Brita Filter, Jamie Cepero & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

HUSH HK, The Ali Forney Center and BROADWAY RECORDS will host The Rainbow Lullaby’s album launch with a benefit for the Ali Forney Center on Monday, June 13th from 6-9pm.

BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio Photo BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio
by Stephen Mosher - May 18, 2022

The artists of diversity in cabaret and concert are ready and willing to work - they just need to be invited to the table.

Apple TV+ Announces HELPSTERS Season Three Premiere Photo Apple TV+ Announces HELPSTERS Season Three Premiere
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

The third season features appearances by Bradley Cooper, James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, Adrienne Warren, André De Shields, Judy Gold, Jordan Carlos, Shakina Nayfack, Yasha Jackson, Krysta Rodriguez, Michael Cruz Kayne, Glo Tavarez, Jerah Milligan, Alex Song-Xia, and more.

BWW Exclusive: Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'Ammonia' from Joe Iconis' ALBUM Photo BWW Exclusive: Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'Ammonia' from Joe Iconis' ALBUM
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

Joe Iconis's mega-record Album is on the way and BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen of the lead single 'Ammonia' sung by Tony-nominee Heidi Blickenstaff!

Shakina Nayfack Videos

BWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+ VideoBWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Watch an exclusive first look at Adrienne Warren as Concert Consuela in the upcoming third season of Helpsters, featuring a performance with the show's 'Scatterdays' for their 'Concert on the Corner.' The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, André De Shields, Krysta Rodriguez, and more.

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE VideoVIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe  VideoVIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021

The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 

BWW TV: Audra McDonald, Glenn Close, Billy Porter & More Call For You to Vote! VideoBWW TV: Audra McDonald, Glenn Close, Billy Porter & More Call For You to Vote!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2020

Broadway favorites Lonny Price and Leigh Silverman have come together with the best of Broadway to inspire you to get out there and VOTE. We all might be feeling a little down right now, but there is reason for hope as we  inch closer to the election! 

VIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorr VideoVIDEO: Andrea McArdle, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson & More Unite to Sing 'Tomorrow'
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2020

When you're stuck with a day that's gray and lonely, just stick up your chin, grin, and sing 'Tomorrow'! Watch below as stars of stage, screen and more unite to sing the beloved anthem in celebration of our incredible health care providers.

LISTEN: Hear the Full Soundtrack to TRANSPARENT's 'Musicale Finale' VideoLISTEN: Hear the Full Soundtrack to TRANSPARENT's 'Musicale Finale'
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2019

Amazon Prime recently released the 'musicale finale' of Transparent. Listen to the full soundtrack for the show's musical episode!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Musicale Finale of TRANSPARENT VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Musicale Finale of TRANSPARENT
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2019

Amazon Prime has released the full official trailer for the musicale finale of Transparent.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Musical Finale of TRANSPARENT VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Musical Finale of TRANSPARENT
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

Amazon Prime has released the trailer for the muscial finale of Transparent, written by Jill Soloway and starring Judith Light Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, Alexandra Billings, Kathryn Hahn, Shakina Nayfack, and Trace Lysetteand. It was previously announced that Jeffrey Tambor would not return for the finale, and that the musical episode deals with the loss of Tambor's character Maura.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which was held December 4 and 5, 2017, raised a record-breaking $5,609,211 for Broadway Cares. Check out highlights from the show below!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Listen to THE CRAFT - THE MUSICAL Demos; Set for NYC Reading This Year
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2013

THE CRAFT: The Musical is a brand new musical inspired by the 1996 cult film of the same name. Click below to listen to demo tracks from the musical, including 'The Dream / Now is the Time', 'A Perfect Circle', 'Witches!', 'Manon', 'With Perfect Love & Perfect Trust', 'Light as a Feather', 'Blessed Be', and 'The Invocation'!