Alison Lea Bender News

 
Bio:
Alison Lea Bender hails from New York, by way of Florida. She is a talented up-and-coming artist currently working in New York. She began performing and training at a young age, and became a part of several different acting studios and dance companies in her hometown of Tampa, Florida. She now ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Alison Lea Bender hails from New York, by way of Florida. She is a talented up-and-coming artist currently working in New York. She began performing and training at a young age, and became a part of several different acting studios and dance companies in her hometown of Tampa, Florida. She now ... (read more)
Photo Flash: Kara Lindsay, Ilana Levine, and More Perform in CHANGEMAKERS Concert Photo Flash: Kara Lindsay, Ilana Levine, and More Perform in CHANGEMAKERS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2019

Members of the theatre community joined television and film vets to support the ongoing fundraiser for StateraArts on August 22. (more...)

VIDEO: Kara Lindsay, Ilana Levine, & More In CHANGEMAKERS: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN AND STATERAARTS CONCERT VIDEO: Kara Lindsay, Ilana Levine, & More In CHANGEMAKERS: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN AND STATERAARTS CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Beautiful's Kara Lindsay, Little Known Fact's Ilana Levine, and more came out to support 'Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts' at The Green Room 42 on August 22. The concert was part of the ongoing fundraiser for StateraArts, a national volunteer organization working to bring women into full and equal participation in the arts. (more...)

Ilana Levine Joins The Cast Of CHANGEMAKERS: A Celebration Of Women And StateraArts Ilana Levine Joins The Cast Of CHANGEMAKERS: A Celebration Of Women And StateraArts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

It was announced today that Ilana Levine, host of the popular podcast 'Little Known Facts,' will appear in 'Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts.' Levine joins Rachel Spencer Hewitt in a panel talk on motherhood and the Parent Artist Advocacy League. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star To Host CHANGEMAKERS: A Celebration Of Women And StateraArts ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star To Host CHANGEMAKERS: A Celebration Of Women And StateraArts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Did you know that last year only 17% of creative leadership roles on Broadway were held by women? To help change the stage, The Green Room 42 presents Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts on Thursday, August, 22nd at 7 PM. Join veterans from Broadway, Television, and Film for tales of sisterhood, challenges in the workplace, and overcoming adversity. (more...)

WE SO HAPA Rises Up For BC/EFA With SONGS OF OTHERNESS 4/26 WE SO HAPA Rises Up For BC/EFA With SONGS OF OTHERNESS 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Following hot on the success of its previous five installments, the non-profit group founded to showcase multi-ethnic talent in an industry starved for diversity will come together once more to represent and raise their unique voices. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out Rockwood Music Hall Photo Flash: Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

On August 28th contemporary composing team Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar sold out Rockwood Music Hall's Stage 2 in concert. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics Presents Reading of MOMMIE DEAREST Out of the Box Theatrics Presents Reading of MOMMIE DEAREST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Off Broadway's Out of the Box Theatrics (Elizabeth Flemming, Producing Artistic Director and Ethan Paulini, Associate Artistic Director) present Mommie Dearest. (more...)

Royal Family Productions and We So Hapa Join Forces for SONGS OF OTHERNESS Royal Family Productions and We So Hapa Join Forces for SONGS OF OTHERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is partnering with We So Hapa, a non-profit group founded to showcase multi-ethnic talent, for this diversity-centric, one-night-only cabaret event entitled Songs of Otherness on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

Stars of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, HAMILTON and WAITRESS to Sing Songs by Lyons & Pakchar at Rockwood Music Hall Stars of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, HAMILTON and WAITRESS to Sing Songs by Lyons & Pakchar at Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Stars of Broadway's Once on This Island, Hamilton and Waitress will join contemporary composing team Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar in concert August 28th at Rockwood Music Hall's Stage 2. (more...)

Alison Lea Bender and Courtney Daniels to Star in 'THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX' at PRIDEFEST 2017 at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

'TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix' is a parody sequel, queer rock musical that asks the question 'why do strong female characters always gotta die?' and turns the death as freedom narrative for women on its head. It starts mid-air in a Thunderbird convertible suspended over the Grand Canyon. (more...)

Alison Lea Bender and Courtney Daniels to Star in 'THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX' at PRIDEFEST 2017 at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

'TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix' is a parody sequel, queer rock musical that asks the question 'why do strong female characters always gotta die?' and turns the death as freedom narrative for women on its head. It starts mid-air in a Thunderbird convertible suspended over the Grand Canyon. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Karen Mason & Heather MacRae Take Part in THE BELLE OF TOMBSTONE Reading
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 11, 2017

The Belle Of Tombstone a musical with music by Michele Brourman, co-Book/Lyrics by Sheila Rae, and co book by Thomas Edward West had a staged reading last night at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.  (more...)

BWW Interview: SCHOOL OF ROCK Newcomer Emily Borromeo Talks Her TV Series, Diversity and the Path to Broadway
by MATTHEW BLANK - May 8, 2017

An interview with Emily Borromeo, making her Broadway debut now in SCHOOL OF ROCK! (more...)

Karen Mason and Heather Mac Rae to Headline All-Female BELLE OF TOMBSTONE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

New York Theatre Barn will present a concert of the new all-female musical The Belle of Tombstone on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER
by MATTHEW BLANK - Mar 27, 2017

Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman get real in this discussion of diversity and what it means to be 'Other' in America. We So Hapa stages its second cabaret March 27 at 8 PM. (more...)

WeSoHapa Talks Being American and Multi-Racial in AMERICAN OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

For one night only, some of the most dynamic and diverse faces in American theatre will join WeSoHapa for an evening of song and spoken word questioning the nature of what it means to be American and Multi-racial. (more...)

Brandon Kalm and Krista Pioppi Among Company for NYTB's 2017 New Works Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The tenth season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series launches on Monday, February 27, 2017 at The Cell with pre-premieres of two new musicals: For Tonight and The Brontes. (more...)

WE SO HAPA - A Multicultural Cabaret Coming to The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

SAKIMA PRODUCTIONS in association with Alex Chester, Rebecca Lee Lerman, and Kalen Sakima, announce WE SO HAPA, conceived by Alex Chester, with contributions from Rebecca Lee Lerman and Kalen Sakima will feature a vast selection of songs from Broadway musicals to original music from Jessica Wu and Timothy Ware. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peak - In Rehearsal with NYMF's ACADEMIA NUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The hysterical new musical Academia Nuts has been selected to kick off the first week of the celebrated New York Musical Theatre Festival with performances from July 9-13, 2014 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Academia Nuts has book and lyrics by Becca Anderson & Dan Marshall, and music by Julian Blackmore, with direction by Thomas Caruso, musical direction by Martyn Axe, and choreography by Ryan Kasprzak. It is produced by Charissa Bertels in association with CAP21 Theatre Company. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

ACADEMIA NUTS Kicks Off This Year's NYMF, 7/9-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The hysterical new musical Academia Nuts has been selected to kick off the first week of the celebrated New York Musical Theatre Festival with performances from July 9-13, 2014 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Academia Nuts has book and lyrics by Becca Anderson & Dan Marshall, and music by Julian Blackmore, with direction by Thomas Caruso, musical direction by Martyn Axe, and choreography by Ryan Kasprzak. It is produced by Charissa Bertels in association with CAP21 Theatre Company. (more...)

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