BWW Review: SEPARATE AND EQUAL at 59E59 Theaters is a Stunning and Unique Portrayal of Racial PrejudiceBWW Review: SEPARATE AND EQUAL at 59E59 Theaters is a Stunning and Unique Portrayal of Racial Prejudice
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 12, 2018

The New York City premiere of 'Separate and Equal,' written and directed by Seth Panitch, is now enthralling its audiences at 59E59 Theaters. The show is a stunning portrayal of race relations told through a combination of storytelling, basketball play, and contemporary dance performed to an original jazz soundtrack. (more...)

MT Shorts Celebrates Launch Of New Platform With Premiere Concert-ScreeningMT Shorts Celebrates Launch Of New Platform With Premiere Concert-Screening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

MT Shorts will celebrate its official launch, with a premiere screening of its first musical short film, Hey, Beautiful!, by award-winning composing team Nat Zegree and Eric Holmes at a one night only star-studded concert featuring selections from the duo's songbook at The Cutting Room on September 24th at 8PM. (more...)

SEPARATE AND EQUAL, Inspired By The Oral History Project At The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 TheatersSEPARATE AND EQUAL, Inspired By The Oral History Project At The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) presents the NYC premiere of SEPARATE AND EQUAL, written and directed by Seth Panitch. Produced by the University of Alabama in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum and Birmingham Metro NAACP, SEPARATE AND EQUAL begins performances on Wednesday, September 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 30. Press Opening is Sunday, September 9 at 2:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Saturday at 7:15 PM; and Sunday at 2:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

Theatre 167 Launches 167 WEST: ART INTO ACTION Series Exploring Social JusticeTheatre 167 Launches 167 WEST: ART INTO ACTION Series Exploring Social Justice
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

This month, Theatre 167 launches 167 West: Art into Action - a series of play readings exploring social justice/activist themes. The first three events in the series will take place in Montclair, New Jersey. (more...)

Adrian Baidoo, Carlos Arce Jr, and Vanessa Pereda-Felix Join BREATH TO BREATH First Look in NYCAdrian Baidoo, Carlos Arce Jr, and Vanessa Pereda-Felix Join BREATH TO BREATH First Look in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Adrian Baidoo, Carlos Arce Jr, and Vanessa Pereda-Felix join previously cast Zahaira Curiel (Platanos & Collard Greens) for a first look and listen of BREATH TO BREATH on Monday, December 4 at 7pm at the Bernie Wohl Theatre. (more...)

Theatre 167 to Launch 167 WEST: ART INTO ACTION Series Exploring Social JusticeTheatre 167 to Launch 167 WEST: ART INTO ACTION Series Exploring Social Justice
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

In November 2017, Theatre 167 will launch 167 West: Art into Action - a series of play readings exploring social justice/activist themes. The first three events in the series will take place in Montclair, New Jersey. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Materialize at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre FestivalGHOST THE MUSICAL to Materialize at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) continues its 2017 season with the movie blockbuster turned musical-comedy, Ghost The Musical. The show runs August 30 through September 16 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Materialize at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre FestivalGHOST THE MUSICAL to Materialize at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) continues its 2017 season with the movie blockbuster turned musical-comedy, Ghost The Musical. The show runs August 30 through September 16 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

BWW Blog: MOURNING SUN in UgandaBWW Blog: MOURNING SUN in Uganda
by Wesley Doucette - Jan 6, 2017

Wesley Doucette on the presentation of MOURNING SUN in Uganda as discussed in an interview with performer Adrian Baidoo. (more...)

South African Actors Join Reading of Post-Apartheid Play BONGANISouth African Actors Join Reading of Post-Apartheid Play BONGANI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Several of South Africa's finest actors join a multi-national cast in a staged reading of "BONGANI," a new play about post-apartheid South Africa, set forMonday, Oct 17, at the Bernie Wohl Center at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Original Broadway Godmother Victoria Clark Visits CINDERELLA TourPhoto Flash: Original Broadway Godmother Victoria Clark Visits CINDERELLA Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Broadway sensation and the originator of the 'Marie/Fairy Godmother' role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Victoria Clark visited the national tour of CINDERELLA in Toronto at the Ed Mirvish Theatre on Thursday, January 7, 2016. Scroll down for photos!  (more...)

CINDERELLA Tour Coming to National Theatre Next Month; Cast Announced!CINDERELLA Tour Coming to National Theatre Next Month; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, announces casting for its Washington-area debut at the National Theatre for a limited engagement from November 18 - 29, 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA Enchants at Memphis OrpheumBWW Review: CINDERELLA Enchants at Memphis Orpheum
by Caroline Sposto - Oct 15, 2015

CINDERELLA is the only Rodgers and Hammerstein musical that was originally written for television. Its first performance was broadcast live on CBS on March 31, 1957 as a vehicle for Julie Andrews, who played the title role. It was subsequently remade for television twice. The 1965 version starred Lesley Ann Warren, and the 1997 one starred Brandy Norwood. (more...)

Kaitlyn Davidson to Lead CINDERELLA Tour - Full Cast Announced for Second Year!Kaitlyn Davidson to Lead CINDERELLA Tour - Full Cast Announced for Second Year!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Producers of the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, are pleased to announce casting for the second year of the First National Tour. (more...)

CINDERELLA to Open America Broadway on Hennepin Season at the Orpheum Theatre, 9/8-13CINDERELLA to Open America Broadway on Hennepin Season at the Orpheum Theatre, 9/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Rodgers+Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, kicks off the 2015-2016 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season at the Orpheum Theatre from September 8-13, 2015. Tickets go on sale on 10 a.m. on Friday, June 19 and can be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center. (more...)

CINDERELLA to Open America Broadway on Hennepin Season at the Orpheum Theatre, 9/8-13CINDERELLA to Open America Broadway on Hennepin Season at the Orpheum Theatre, 9/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Rodgers+Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, kicks off the 2015-2016 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season at the Orpheum Theatre from September 8-13, 2015. Tickets go on sale on 10 a.m. on Friday, June 19 and can be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center. (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour to Play Hobby Center, 5/26-6/7CINDERELLA National Tour to Play Hobby Center, 5/26-6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Hobby Center for a limited engagement from May 26 - June 7. (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour to Play Hobby Center, 5/26-6/7CINDERELLA National Tour to Play Hobby Center, 5/26-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Hobby Center for a limited engagement from May 26 - June 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paige Faure and Andy Jones Lead CINDERELLA, Coming to the Ahmanson Next MonthPhoto Flash: Paige Faure and Andy Jones Lead CINDERELLA, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The cast for the Los Angeles engagement of 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella,' the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of 'South Pacific' and 'The Sound of Music,' has been confirmed. 'Cinderella' begins previews March 17, opens March 18 and continues through April 26, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Paige Faure and Andy Jones Lead CINDERELLA, Coming to the Ahmanson Next MonthPhoto Flash: Paige Faure and Andy Jones Lead CINDERELLA, Coming to the Ahmanson Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The cast for the Los Angeles engagement of 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella,' the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of 'South Pacific' and 'The Sound of Music,' has been confirmed. 'Cinderella' begins previews March 17, opens March 18 and continues through April 26, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

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