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2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced Photo 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Has Released Details for the 2020 FIRST LIGHT FESTIVAL Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Has Released Details for the 2020 FIRST LIGHT FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) have announced details for the 2020 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.

Ryan McCartan, THE 12TH ANNUAL JOE ICONIS CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA and More Next Week a Photo Ryan McCartan, THE 12TH ANNUAL JOE ICONIS CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA and More Next Week at Feinstein's 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

FROZEN Cast, Joe Iconis & Family, Norm Lewis And More Hit The Feinstein's/54 Below St Photo FROZEN Cast, Joe Iconis & Family, Norm Lewis And More Hit The Feinstein's/54 Below Stage In December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

New Musical COWBOY BOB Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below Photo New Musical COWBOY BOB Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

New musical Cowboy Bob will come to Feinstein's/54 Below on December 9, 2019.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2019-20 EST/Sloan Project Commissions Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2019-20 EST/Sloan Project Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) along with the EST/Sloan Project, are pleased to announce new EST/Sloan commissions for the 2019-2020 season.

Jenn Colella, Jennifer Damiano, and More Join NAMT's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Photo Jenn Colella, Jennifer Damiano, and More Join NAMT's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

NAMT Kicks-Off Festival Of New Musicals With THE 46TH MINUTE Photo NAMT Kicks-Off Festival Of New Musicals With THE 46TH MINUTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre will kick-off this year's Festival of New Musicals at The Green Room 42 (at the Yotel, 570 10th Ave) with The 46th Minute concert on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 PM.  This concert is open to the public and tickets starting at $22, can be purchased by visiting TheGreenRoom42.poptix.com. 

Photo Flash: Theater-Making Band The Lobbyists Announce Their New Collective At Fall  Photo Photo Flash: Theater-Making Band The Lobbyists Announce Their New Collective At Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Theater-making band The Lobbyists announce their new collective at fall gala with appearances by DAVE THOMAS BROWN (Book of Mormon, Heathers), KIM BLANCK (Octet), CHRISTOPHER SEARS (Only Yesterday), BANDITS ON THE RUN, and others!

Erika Henningsen, Kristolyn Lloyd Among Initial Casting of FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS Photo Erika Henningsen, Kristolyn Lloyd Among Initial Casting of FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces preliminary casting and additional programming for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages

27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Photo 27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 27 writers of nine new musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's summer weeklong residencies. This year's artists include Obie-winner Heather Christian, Kleban-winner Brian Crawley, TV and film writers Bekah Brunstetter (THIS IS US) and Cinco Paul (DESPICABLE ME), inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award winner Oliver Houser, and ASCAP Foundation scholarship winner Khiyon Hursey. The musicals cover a wide range of subjects. Four have LGBTQ themes: a historical look at Florida in the 1950s (IN A SUNSHINE STATE), a Palestinian/Israeli love story (BORDERS), a modern coming of age of a young black man (SEAN'S STORY PART I | THE AWAKENING), and a fantasy queer rock musical celebrating lady love (TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX). Two are darkly comedic historical musicals: one featuring Mary Magdelene (A.D. 16) and the second a WWII plot to foil Hitler (OPERATION MINCEMEAT). Other subjects include the opioid crisis (ALMOST HEAVEN), the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (THE GOLDEN SPIKE), and a mystery involving a woman with a sleep disorder (NARCOLEPSY).

Page 73 Spring Benefit Will Honor Board President Amanda Woods Photo Page 73 Spring Benefit Will Honor Board President Amanda Woods
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Page Seventy-Three Productions (Page 73) (Michael Walkup, Producing Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development) announced today that the 2019 Spring Benefit will honor long standing Page 73 Board President Amanda Woods. The Spring Benefit will be held on Thursday, April 11 at Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street).

JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX Returns To Rockwood Music Hall Photo JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX Returns To Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

After a sold out show in 2017 Johnny and the Devil's Box is coming back to Rockwood! The concert will highlight selections from the new folk musical JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX with performances by; George Abud (The Band's Visit), Julie Foldesi (Sunday in the Park with George, Newsies, South Pacific), Don Sparks (Margaritaville), Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Margaritaville), Annabelle Fox, Andrea Laxton, Alex Grubbs, Meghan Glogower, Scott Wasserman and Douglas Waterbury-Tieman. The band features members of The Playbillies Mike Rosengarten (Be More Chill) and Matt Cusack (Bandstand) with guest Billy Cohen.

Kate Shindle, Barbara Walsh, Alex Brightman and More Added to Vassar's Powerhouse Sea Photo Kate Shindle, Barbara Walsh, Alex Brightman and More Added to Vassar's Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced additional casting for the highly anticipated 34th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which is currently running through Sunday, July 29.

BWW Feature: MISS KELLER HAS NO SECOND BOOK at Gulfshore Playhouse Photo BWW Feature: MISS KELLER HAS NO SECOND BOOK at Gulfshore Playhouse
by Emily Yorgey - Apr 6, 2018

Don't miss your final opportunity to see the world premiere of MISS KELLER HAS NO SECOND BOOK at Gulfshore Playhouse!

Amy Van Nostrand And Maureen Silliman Star In World Premiere Of MISS KELLER HAS NO SE Photo Amy Van Nostrand And Maureen Silliman Star In World Premiere Of MISS KELLER HAS NO SECOND BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional regional theatre, presents the world premiere of 'Miss Keller Has No Second Book' showing Saturday, March 31 through Sunday, April 15.

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple).

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple).

EST/Youngblood Premieres Paul Cameron Hardy's MOPE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, will present the premiere of MOPE.

EST/Youngblood Premieres Paul Cameron Hardy's MOPE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, will present the premiere of MOPE.

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