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The Dessoff Choirs to Present Sondheim Revue Featuring Selections From COMPANY, SWEENEY TODD & More

The Dessoff Choirs, led by Music Director Malcolm J. Merriweather, will celebrate the legacy of Stephen Sondheim with a concert by the 20-voice Dessoff Chamber Choir on Friday, February 10, 2023, at 7:30pm at Roulette.

Conductor Malcolm J. Merriweather Appointed As Director Of The New York Philharmonic Chorus

New York City-based conductor and baritone Malcolm J. Merriweather has been appointed as the director of the New York Philharmonic Chorus.

The Dessoff Choirs to Present Works by Gregg Smith and John Rutter

The 50-member Dessoff Choirs continues its 95th season with a program dedicated to two of choral music's most influential composers, Britain's John Rutter and American Gregg Smith. Accompanied by pianist Steven Ryan, Dessoff performs two unforgettable choral gems: Rutter's The Sprig of Thyme, a collection of charming British folk songs for chorus, and Smith's The Continental Harmonist along with spirituals by Florence Price and Margaret Bonds sung by Dessoff's maestro, Malcolm J. Merriweather.

Scoop: Oprah Winfrey Network's March 2019 Highlights

Get all the scoop on Oprah Winfrey Network March 2019 Highlights!

Scoop: Oprah Winfrey Network's March 2019 Highlights

Get all the scoop on Oprah Winfrey Network March 2019 Highlights!

Dessoff Choirs Performs Pulitzer-Winning 'Little Match Girl Passion'

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs continues its 93rd season with a one-night only concert, March 11, 2018, at downtown's Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral. Program includes The Little Match Girl Passion, the allegorical choral reenactment of the Passion by composer David Lang (b.1957), Bach's (1685-1750) Komm Jesu, komm, and the complete Chichester Psalms by Bernstein.

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK January 2018 Highlights

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK January 2018 Highlights

The Dessoff Choirs Announces its Annual Holiday Concert Series

Hailed as one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times), The Dessoff Choirs celebrates the holiday season with a trio of festive concerts. Now in its 93rd year, The Dessoff Choirs continues to wow audiences with its seasonal repertoire and contemporary arrangement of carols performed in some of New York City's most beautiful churches. This season's offerings include a sing-in of Handel's Messiah (the quintessential classical music highpoint of the Christmas season), Bernstein's Simchu na celebrating the start of Hanukkah, and works by New York City-based composers: Ola Gjeilo, Nancy Wertsch, Gregg Smith, and James Bassi to name a few.

The Dessoff Choirs Begins New Season with Tribute to Gregg Smith

The Dessoff Choirs opens its 93rd season with Multidimensional Magnificence: a one-night only performance at Riverside Church inspired by the many concerts produced by American composer/conductor Gregg Smith. His devotion to choral music was greater than almost any one of his generation.

The Dessoff Choirs Announces 2017-18 Season

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs today announced its 2017-18 season.

The Dessoff Choirs Performs All-French Program 2/26

Hailed as "one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its "full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times)," The Dessoff Choirs turns the church into a petit Paris with an all-French program that puts the spotlight on the brilliant French Impressionists of music: Marcel Dupre, Claude Debussy, Lili Boulanger, Reynaldo Hahn, Jean Langlais, and Francis Poulenc. Joined by accompanist Steven Ryan (celebrating his 20th anniversary season with Dessoff) and Dr. Raymond Nagem, Associate Organist at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, Dessoff presents a magnifique tribute to French composers and to the majeste of the organ. 

BWW Reviews: 'It's All Happening' with BRING IT ON at CM Performing Arts Center

The lobby of the Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center was bustling with excited audience members for the opening night of “Bring It On: the Musical”: its Long Island Premiere. Though the show started about twenty minutes late, that excitement held true through the entire show. Along with the guest I had brought with me, I had never seen the musical nor heard any of its music; but we assumed we would love it because we trust most of Lin-Manuel Miranda's artistry. “How bad could it be?”

Photo Coverage: Meet Broadway's Future Stars! Inside the 6th Annual National High School Musical Theater Awards

The 6th Annual National High School Musical Awards presented the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor on Monday, June 30 at Broadway's Minskoff Theater, to Jai' Len Josey representing the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards and Jonah Rawitz, representing the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from inside the ceremony below!

Ryan McCartan Hosts 2014 Jimmy Awards Tonight

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) previously announced that 56 high school students from across America will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, at the 6th annual presentation at the Minskoff Theatre tonight, June 30. Ryan McCartan, 2011 Jimmy Award winner, will host the 2-hour talent showcase that features dynamic ensemble and solo performances.

Ryan McCartan to Host 2014 Jimmy Awards, 6/30; Finalists Announced!

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) is pleased to announce that 56 high school students from across America will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, at the 6th annual presentation at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, June 30. Ryan McCartan, 2011 Jimmy Award winner, will host the 2-hour talent showcase that features dynamic ensemble and solo performances. McCartan recently starred as JD in the Off-Broadway hit musical, Heathers, appears regularly as Diggy in Liv & Maddie on the Disney Channel, and is a recurring character on the USA Network's Royal Pains. The event will be held at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St) and begins at 7:30 pm.

Ryan McCartan Set to Host 2014 National High School Musical Theater Awards; Finalists Announced!

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) just announced that 56 high school students from across America will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, at the 6th annual presentation at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, June 30. Ryan McCartan, 2011 Jimmy Award winner, will host the 2-hour talent showcase that features dynamic ensemble and solo performances. McCartan recently starred as JD in the Off-Broadway hit musical, Heathers, appears regularly as Diggy in Liv & Maddie on the Disney Channel, and is a recurring character on the USA Network's Royal Pains. The event will be held at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St) and begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets, which range from $39-$175, are on sale at Ticketmaster.com.

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre Presents THE WHITE DOE, Now thru 8/18

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre in 'The White Doe, or The Piteous Trybulations of the Sufferyng Countess Jenovéfa.' Thirty century-old marionettes star in song-filled 18th-century puppet theater experience.

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre Presents THE WHITE DOE, 8/8 - 8/18

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre in 'The White Doe, or The Piteous Trybulations of the Sufferyng Countess Jenovéfa.' Thirty century-old marionettes star in song-filled 18th-century puppet theater experience.

IDOL WATCH: The Top 4 Perform!

It's down to the final four on American Idol, and tonight's themes were 'California Dreamin' (which features songs about California or were performed by Californians) and the even vaguer 'Songs You Wish You Wrote.' With the choices so varied, who brought down the house and who'll be headed back to theirs? Find out now!

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