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Emilie-Claire Barlow Returns with 'Spark Bird' Photo Emilie-Claire Barlow Returns with 'Spark Bird'
by Michael Major - Jan 23, 2023

Barlow has accrued a remarkable resume of critical success, including seven Juno nominations, with two jazz vocal Juno¬†awards‚ÄĒ2013‚Äôs best Jazz Vocal Recording for her all-French song collection Seule ce soir and her Clear Day collaboration with the Metropole Orkest winning the same award in 2016.

Elena Bennett & Fred Barton to Debut New Show WE KNOW A SWING OR TWO At Chelsea Table Photo Elena Bennett & Fred Barton to Debut New Show WE KNOW A SWING OR TWO At Chelsea Table+Stage in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2023

Elena Bennett and Fred Barton will debut their new show, 'We Know A Swing Or Two,' at Chelsea Table+Stage on Tuesday, February 7.

Theater for the New City to Present 20th Annual LOVE 'N COURAGE Gala Honoring Eduardo Photo Theater for the New City to Present 20th Annual LOVE 'N COURAGE Gala Honoring Eduardo Machado & Carlina Rivera
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2023

Theater for the New City's Emerging Playwrights Program will be beneficiary of the theater's 20th annual Love 'n Courage benefit Monday, February 13, 2022 at The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South. 

Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLI Photo Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

Pilgrim House, Provincetown's destination for top-flight entertainment, have announced an exclusive three-night engagement of the world premiere of MADAME'S 'FACE-FOR-RADIO' HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY.

Photos: CABARET CONVENTION 2022 at Rose Theater by Helane Blumfield Photo Photos: CABARET CONVENTION 2022 at Rose Theater by Helane Blumfield
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 30, 2022

For three nights the Mabel Mercer Foundation presented their picks of artists for the 2022 Cabaret Convention at Rose Theater at Jazz At Lincoln Center.

Interview: Natalie Douglas of UNFORGETTABLE: A TRIBUTE TO NAT KING COLE For The CABAR Photo Interview: Natalie Douglas of UNFORGETTABLE: A TRIBUTE TO NAT KING COLE For The CABARET CONVENTION 2022
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 26, 2022

Tomorrow night Natalie Douglas has her first outing as a Cabaret Convention host and, brother, is she ready.

Christmas In Milwaukee Begins With BLACK NATIVITY BY Langston Hughes Photo Christmas In Milwaukee Begins With BLACK NATIVITY BY Langston Hughes
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2022

Black Arts MKE's beloved holiday musical returns for its seventh year with its biggest and best production to date. Black Nativity by Langston Hughes runs one weekend only - December 8-11, 2022, at the Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center.

LISTEN: Tony Nominee Kate Baldwin Talks 42 STREET & More on WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Po Photo LISTEN: Tony Nominee Kate Baldwin Talks 42 STREET & More on WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2022

Kate Baldwin (Big Fish, Hello Dolly!) is currently performing the role of Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut and sat down with Patrick Oliver Jones, her fellow co-star in the production and host of the award-winning Why I'll Never Make It podcast. Listen here!

Theater For The New City Announces Village Halloween Costume Ball Photo Theater For The New City Announces Village Halloween Costume Ball
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2022

Theater for the New City (TNC) will emphasize Covid safety in this year's Village Halloween Costume Ball, presenting a hybrid (indoor/outdoor) celebration on October 31 to delight its community, young and old, and to celebrate the creativity that comes with the season. 

Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Conv Photo Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Convention in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Ann Kittredge will return to¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm¬†with her Musical Director¬†Christopher Denny¬†(piano),¬†Sean Harkness¬†(guitar),¬†Mary Ann McSweeney¬†(bass),¬†Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests¬†Robbie Kondor¬†and¬†Steve Ross.

Yip Harburg Videos

BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- The Wizard of Oz Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- The Wizard of Oz

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2020

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that we have partnered with musical legend Michael Feinstein for an up-close and personal daily series- Conversations and Music. Over the next few weeks, check back to watch as Michael showcases his collection of memorabilia and archives along with stories and songs from Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, the Great American Songbook and much more. Some episodes will even include music from his piano in his studio!

BWW TV: Kate Baldwin- 'This Is the HELLO, DOLLY! You've Always Dreamed Of'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2017

She's coming back, and she'll never go away again! The upcoming revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly!, starring legendary performer Bette Midler, has quickly become the hottest ticket of the year. Directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances at Broadway's Shubert Theatre on March 15, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. BroadwayWorld spoke with Kate Baldwin (Irene) last night at the opening of Sunset Boulevard, where she told us all about rehearsals so far!

STAGE TUBE: Kate Baldwin Performs Breeze Off The River/Lullabye at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2016

Take a break from your busy day and check out Kate Baldwin singing 'Breeze Off The River/Lullabye' from her Feinstein's/54 Below show 'Extraordinary Machine.'

BWW TV: Lorna Luft Performs Moving 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' in Tribute to Orlando, Stonewall, and the Late, Great Judy Garland
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2016

It's been 77 years since Judy Garland made Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg's 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' forever famous. Just last night, her daughter, Lorna Luft, brought the beloved song back to life (something she has never done before now) at Feinstein's/54 Below, in a moving tribute to Stonewall, Orlando, and of course, her late mother. Check out the entire, emotional performance below!

VIDEO: Stephen Schwartz & More Appear in Trailer for New Documentary THE SOUND OF OZ
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 2, 2015

Aaron Harburg, great-grandson of The Wizard of Oz lyricist E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg has begun production on The Sound of Oz. The feature-length documentary honors both his great-grandfather and Oz composer Harold Arlen.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing 'Hard Times Come Again No More' from COMING HOME DVD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2015

Below, we are excited to bring you a world premiere exclusive of Chenoweth singing Stephen Foster's "Hard Times Come Again No More". Check out the full performance below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Leslie Kritzer is Fanny Brice! Watch Preview of Lyrics and Lyricists' ZIEGFELD GIRL Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. On May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. In the exclusive video below, Sperling and Kritzer give a special sneak peek of the show, including clips of a Brice classic- 'My Man'

BWW TV: Sneak Peek - Kathleen Marshall on Lyrics & Lyricists' GOING HOLLYWOOD, Beginning Tonight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2014

Follow Lyrics & Lyricists over the rainbow to the West Coast and the glory days of MGM. This weekend, beginning today, January 11 and continuing the 12th and 13th, Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall makes her L&L debut as guest artistic director for GOING HOLLYWOOD, a singing, dancing, Technicolor celebration of the silver screen's greatest musicals, featuring Cameron Adams, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan, Rob McClure and Rachel York. In the video below, Marshall chats about what to expect from the special concert event!

BWW TV: Kathleen Marshall Previews Lyrics & Lyricists' GOING HOLLYWOOD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 7, 2014

Follow Lyrics & Lyricists over the rainbow to the West Coast and the glory days of MGM. On January 11, 12 and 13 Tony Award¬ģ winner Kathleen Marshall makes her L&L debut as guest artistic director for Going Hollywood, a singing, dancing, Technicolor celebration of the silver screen's greatest musicals, featuring Cameron Adams, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan, Rob McClure and Rachel York. In the video below, Marshall chats about what to expect from the special concert event!

BWW TV: Karen Ziemba Previews THE SONG IS YOU at Lyrics & Lyricists
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 1, 2013

The greatest songwriters revered him. And his songs-from 'All the Things You Are' to 'The Way You Look Tonight'-remain a vital part of our cultural conversation. It is no accident that Jerome Kern is also known as 'The Dean.' Author and Lyrics & Lyricists series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer takes the helm as artistic director/writer/host for The Song is You: Jerome Kern Coast to Coast, on May 4, 5 and 6. Winer is joined by vocalists Karrin Allyson, Debby Boone, Jeffry Denman, bassist Jay Leonhart, Howard McGillin, Paula West and Karen Ziemba, with special guest Barbara Carroll. BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of Karen Ziemba singing 'Can't help Lovin Dat Man' below!