Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS 2019Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS 2019
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 12, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group continued the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. (more...)

Jim Brochu, Mara Davi, Cady Huffman And More Announced For SHAW SONGSJim Brochu, Mara Davi, Cady Huffman And More Announced For SHAW SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to continue the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Stritch Returns to the Birdland Theater Stage!Photo Flash: Billy Stritch Returns to the Birdland Theater Stage!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Acclaimed singer/pianist Billy Stritch returned to the Birdland Theater stage on Wednesday, October 17, with two shows. The Grammy-nominated performer entertained with a selection of jazz, popular standards and bossa nova by a range of songwriters including Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, Michel Legrand and the Bergmans, and Brazilian composers Antonio Carlos Jobim and Ivan Lins.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hal Prince Visits Linda Lavin at Cafe CarlylePhoto Coverage: Hal Prince Visits Linda Lavin at Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 10, 2018

Hal Prince visited the band, (led by Billy Stritch) and Linda Lavin in the legendary Cafe Carlyle last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Linda Lavin Celebrates Opening Night at Cafe CarlylePhoto Coverage: Linda Lavin Celebrates Opening Night at Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 9, 2018

All the glamour and excitement of a Cafe Carlyle opening night happened last night as Billy Stritch seated at the piano announced, (after the bands opening instrumental 'Lady Be Good') 'Ladies and Gentlemen Linda Lavin!' (more...)

BWW Interview: Linda Lavin Is Living for Her Cafe Carlyle Debut!BWW Interview: Linda Lavin Is Living for Her Cafe Carlyle Debut!
by Richard Ridge - May 3, 2018

For over five plus decades Linda Lavin has enraptured audiences on stage, screen and television. She won the triple crown- Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her heart -breaking performance in Neil Simon's 'Broadway Bound'. She is known to million of fans as 'Alice' on her 9 -year ground breaking TV Series for which she won two Golden Globes. Celebrated playwrights Nicky Silver, Donald Margulies, Richard Greenberg and Charles Busch have written memorable and award winning roles for her. This renaissance woman does everything. (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGSPhoto Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) today announced that Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, Jon Weber, Aaron Weinstein, Lauren Worsham, and Karen Ziemba would join the next presentation of Project Shaw. The 13th season continued on April 30th with SHAW SONGS, a festive cabaret evening of songs that George Bernard Shaw played, sang, and enjoyed (1856-1950). Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs with Paul Staroba serving as Musical Director. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

On Sunday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m., Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents Let's Face the Music…The Timeless Songs of Fred Astaire featuring vocalists Danny Bacher and Alexis Cole, performing with an all-star jazz band led by Dr. Art Topilow on piano, with Aaron Weinstein on violin, Mike Lee on saxophone, Doug Clarke on guitar, Rudy Petschauer on percussion and Gary Mazzaroppi on bass. Special guests: two leading Broadway dancers, Cory Lingner ("On the Town," "American in Paris") and Eloise Kropp ("Dames at Sea," "CATS") choreographed by Gabriel Chajnik and Andrew Black. (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS Starring Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, and More!Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS Starring Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) today announced that Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, Jon Weber, Aaron Weinstein, Lauren Worsham, and Karen Ziemba would join the next presentation of Project Shaw. The 13th season will continue on April 30th with SHAW SONGS, a festive cabaret evening of songs that George Bernard Shaw played, sang, and enjoyed (1856-1950). Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs with Paul Staroba serving as Musical Director. (more...)

Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents A Fred Astaire TributeAxelrod Performing Arts Center Presents A Fred Astaire Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) is celebrating the Fred Astaire songbook on Sunday, April 8 at 3 p.m. with star vocalists Danny Bacher and Alexis Cole, who recently appeared together at Carnegie Hall, and two leading Broadway dancers, Cory Lingner("On the Town," "American in Paris") and Eloise Kropp ("Dames at Sea," "CATS"), performing with an all-star jazz band led by Dr. Art Topilow on piano, with Aaron Weinstein on violin, Mike Lee on saxophone, Doug Clarke on guitar, Rudy Petschauer on percussion and Gary Mazzaroppi on bass. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cheryl Bentyne Comes to BROADWAY AT BIRDLANDPhoto Flash: Cheryl Bentyne Comes to BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present veteran jazz vocalist Cheryl Bentyne, who celebrated her new CD, reARRANGEMENTS OF SHADOWS, a tribute to Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jim Caruso Chats With Singer Cheryl Bentyne of The Manhattan TransferBWW Interview: Jim Caruso Chats With Singer Cheryl Bentyne of The Manhattan Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Cheryl Bentyne has her standards.  In fact, along with her superstar vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, she has co-created some of the most iconic songs, arrangements and performances in the history of jazz and popular music.  Recordings of 'Twilight Zone,' 'Operator,' 'Java Jive,' 'Boy From New York City,' 'Tuxedo Junction,' and the iconic 'Birdland' have proven that a good singer shouldn't be confined to one specific style.  (more...)

Cheryl Bentyne Presents Sondheim Concert This Monday At BirdlandCheryl Bentyne Presents Sondheim Concert This Monday At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that veteran jazz vocalist Cheryl Bentyne will perform on the iconic stage Monday, March 5 at 7pm.  The concert will celebrate the singer's new CD, reARRANGEMENTS OF SHADOWS, a tribute to Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Birdland Presents Cyrus Chestnut And More During the Week Of March 5Birdland Presents Cyrus Chestnut And More During the Week Of March 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for March 5-March 11. Check it out below! (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, 'The Donny Nova Band', and More to Appear at Birdland in MarchConstantine Maroulis, 'The Donny Nova Band', and More to Appear at Birdland in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club announces March 2018 schedule featuring Steps Ahead Meets Soulbop, Cyrus Chestnut Quartet, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Steve Smith 'Groove: Blue' Organ Trio, The Tristano Project, Laila Biali, Cynthia Sayer, Corcoran Holt, Anita Gillette, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Bucky Pizzarelli to Hold Annual Birthday BashBucky Pizzarelli to Hold Annual Birthday Bash
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The Bickford Theatre presents the annual birthday bash for Hall of Fame guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli on Monday, January 8th. Bucky, who turns 92 on January 9th, has been at this annual birthday party every year with the exception of his 90th when he was in the hospital. He will bring an all-star ensemble with him including Martin Pizzarelli on bass, Ed Laub on guitar, Russ Kassoff on piano, Linus Wyrsch on sax, and Aaron Weinstein on violin. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban StagesChita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Urban Stages presents this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which begins tonight, December 12, featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017 at Urban StagesChita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017 at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Urban Stages announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which will begin Tuesday, December 12 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

28th New York Cabaret Convention Offering First-Ever Rush Tickets28th New York Cabaret Convention Offering First-Ever Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

The Mabel Mercer Foundation has announced that it will implement a special 'Rush' ticket policy for their 2017 Cabaret Convention, to be held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, from Monday through Thursday, October 16th - 19th. (more...)

BWW Previews: Linda Lavin Returns To Provincetown's Crown And AnchorBWW Previews: Linda Lavin Returns To Provincetown's Crown And Anchor
by Michael Rabice - Aug 21, 2017

Age doesn't stand a chance of catching up with the busy and multi-talented Linda Lavin. Ms. Lavin is in Los Angeles to film a new sitcom, but will fly to Cape Cod this weekend for two nights of concerts at Provincetown's Crown and Anchor. (more...)

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