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2016 TEDxBroadway Talks Now Available Online
by Tyler Peterson - May 20, 2016

Today, the organizers of TEDxBroadway released videos of the talks and performances from the fifth annual event held February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City.

Alex Dinelaris, Charlie Rosen & More Round Out TEDxBroadway Speakers Lineup
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2016

Today, the organizers of the fifth annual TEDxBroadway announced the final line up of speakers and performers who will be taking the stage on Monday, February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City.

Deaf West's DJ Kurs, The Second City's Kelly Leonard & More Join TEDxBroadway Speakers Lineup
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 12, 2016

Today, the organizers of the fifth annual TEDxBroadway announced additional speakers for the event being held on Monday, February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City.

BWW Review: Brian d'Arcy James, Stephanie J. Block Join The New York Pops For Christmas
by Michael Dale - Dec 24, 2015

Two of Broadway's favorites join Steven Reineke's orchestra for a festive time at Carnegie Hall.

BWW Review: GMCLA Goes BRASSY, CLASSY & SASSY for HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
by Don Grigware - Dec 22, 2015

On Saturday December 19 at 3 pm and 8 pm and on Sunday December 20 at 3 pm, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) presented its annual Holiday Spectacular at the Alex Theatre, Glendale, this year entitled Brassy, Classy & Sassy! There's always diversity in the shows - it's what I like most - and this year, Acts One and Two of Brassy, Classy & Sassy!were as different as night and day. The chorus is under the executive direction of Chris Verdugo and artistic direction of conductor Dr. Joseph P, Nadeau. Chris wore a silly blue Christmas suit covered with snowflakes ,which almost blinded me and Nadeau a sweater, well, we'll talk about that one later on...

Photo Flash: The Most Famous Editorial Line Comes to Life at the Heights Players
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 11, 2015

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" may be the most famous line ever written in a newspaper editorial.  And this holiday season, the Heights Players Theater for Children, in conjunction with Macy's, will bring the story of that most famous line to life in Yes, Virginia, The Musical.  Opening this Saturday, December 12, it is a magical story filled with holiday cheer that the entire family will enjoy!

Heights Players Theater for Children to Present YES, VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 11, 2015

'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" may be the most famous line ever written in a newspaper editorial.  And this holiday season, the Heights Players Theater for Children, in conjunction with Macy's, will bring the story of that most famous line to life in Yes, Virginia, The Musical.  Opening this Saturday, December 12, it is a magical story filled with holiday cheer that the entire family will enjoy!

Photo Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway Previews THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS Album at Barnes and Noble
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 3, 2015

THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS is a new collection of Christmas songs interpreted by multiplatinum-selling singer, Tony nominated actress, pianist and leading champion of the American songbook, Ann Hampton Callaway, with lyrics by two-time Emmy¬ģ Award winner William Schermerhorn, and featuring twenty-nine of the world's best jazz musicians, including Five Play, New York Voices, Hubert Laws, Claudio Roditi, Gerald Albright, The Ted Rosenthal Trio and more. The recording will be released on Friday, October 9 by the MCG Jazz record label (Marty Ashby, producer).

Ann Hampton Callaway Performs Songs from THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS at Barnes & Noble Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Tonight, December 1st at 7 pm at at Barnes & Noble located at 150 East 86th Street, Ann Hampton Callaway will perform selections from THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS, a new collection of Christmas songs interpreted by the multiplatinum-selling singer, Tony nominated actress, pianist and leading champion of the American songbook, with lyrics by two-time Emmy Award winner William Schermerhorn. Schermerhorn will join Callaway in the discussion, with Alex Rybeck on piano.

Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform Songs from THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS at Barnes & Noble, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

On December 1st at 7 pm at at Barnes & Noble located at 150 East 86th Street, Ann Hampton Callaway will perform selections from THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS, a new collection of Christmas songs interpreted by the multiplatinum-selling singer, Tony nominated actress, pianist and leading champion of the American songbook, with lyrics by two-time Emmy Award winner William Schermerhorn. Schermerhorn will join Callaway in the discussion, with Alex Rybeck on piano.

Wesley Whatley Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at OBAMARAMA: SONGS FOR JUSTICE Concert 9/22
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2012

OBAMARAMA: SONGS FOR JUSTICE! is a a cabaret fundraiser being held tomorrow, September 22. Check out sneak peek performances by Broadway's Leenya Rideout (Company), Nicole Van Giesen (Cabaret, The Wild Party), Raymond Bokhour (Chicago) and Christine Bokhour (Chicago, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as they rehearse for OBAMARAMA: SONGS FOR JUSTICE!

STAGE TUBE: Footage and More from Macy's YES, VIRGINIA THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2012

Macy's original animated special, "Yes, Virginia" will be brought to life this holiday season as the retailer announces "Yes, Virginia The Musical," an original program that will bring the uplifting story to school stages nationwide. Below, watch a video showing footage of Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center's first performances of the show this July, plus steps on how more schools can stage the musical!

STAGE TUBE: Jane Krakowski Performs 'With You I'm Home'
by Eddie Varley - Dec 5, 2009

Stage and screen star Jane Krakowski performs the song 'With You I'm Home' written by Wesley Whatley and William Schermerhorn.

BWW TV: Camp Broadway's Thanksgiving Parade Rehearsal
by Eddie Varley - Nov 27, 2008

Camp Broadway, under the direction of Artistic Director Tony Parise, has been selected to perform the parade's closing number, 'I Believe in Santa Claus' with music written by Wesley Whatley and lyrics by Bill Schermerhorn, Macy's Creative Director.

BWW TV: Kermit the Frog 'Talks Turkey' About Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Eddie Varley - Nov 27, 2008

Camp Broadway, the award-winning theater arts education and audience development company and American icon, Kermit the Frog, will lead 300 performance-loving kids, ages 10-17, in an original Closing number 'I Believe in Santa Claus,' live in the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which will be televised on NBC-TV on November 27, 2008 beginning at 9am. BWW Special Correspondent Liz Maurer had a secret meet and greet with Kermit where he clued her in on all the holiday fun!