Photo Flash: Benjamin Walker, John Gallagher Jr., et al. at Colt Coeur Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

Broadway stars including cast members from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Ben Walker, Kate Roberts, and Erin Felgar), American Idiot (John Gallagher Jr., Theo Stockman, Rebecca Jones and Libby Winters) and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Celia Keenan-Bolger and Sarah Saltzberg) gathered and sang Monday night at Colt Coeur's 2nd Annual Karaoke Classic Benefit in Brooklyn. Rightor Doyle, Mamie Gummer and Celia Keenan-Bolger chaired the event which raised funds for Play Hotel (Colt Coeur's ongoing reading series, and their principal arena for developing new work) as well as their next production. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival's THE BIG BANK Opens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

American Theater Company Adds DISGRACED to 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

American Theater Company (ATC) announced today an addition to the 2011-12 Season: the World Premiere of Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, featuring ensemble member Usman Ally. Disgraced is produced by special arrangement with The Araca Group (Broadway's Urinetown, A View From The Bridge and co-producers of Wicked). (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Naked Angels' 25th Anniversary Gala
by Peter James Zielinski - Feb 15, 2011

Last night, February 14, Naked Angels celebrated its 25th anniversary as one of the most innovative theatre companies in New York with a spectacular Gala, including cocktails, an elegant dinner and skits written and performed by Naked Angels company members. Company Members Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick served as Honorary Co-Chairs for the evening, with entertainment directed by Tony Award-winning Company Member Joe Mantello. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Timothy J. Alex of 'Elf'
by Adrienne Onofri - Dec 2, 2010

The new Christmas musical has special meaning for Timothy, who's in his second show this year directed by Casey Nicholaw. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Butler, Davis and More Sing for Broadway Dreams Foundation
by Monica Simoes - Nov 23, 2010

Some of Broadway's most celebrate talent lent their voices to the THE BROADWAY DREAMS FOUNDATION'S Second Annual Holiday Benefit Concert at New World Stages last night, November 22. The evening of entertainment benefits the national non-profit organization that brings young talent closer to their Broadway Dreams though intensive week-long Broadway training programs across the country. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

Davis, Butler, Herdlicka & More Lead BDF's Second Annual Holiday Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2010

Broadway's best will celebrate the holidays in THE BROADWAY DREAMS FOUNDATION'S Second Annual Holiday Benefit Concert at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Alice Ripley Leads Broadway Dreams Foundation Teaching Artists at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

Philadelphia's Broadway dreams will come true once again when the Broadway Dreams Foundation offers their Summer Performing Arts Intensive for the second consecutive year at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (300 South Broad Street) Monday, August 2 through Sunday, August 8, 2010. (more...)

Alice Ripley Leads Broadway Dreams Foundation Teaching Artists at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2010

Philadelphia's Broadway dreams will come true once again when the Broadway Dreams Foundation offers their Summer Performing Arts Intensive for the second consecutive year at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (300 South Broad Street) Monday, August 2 through Sunday, August 8, 2010. (more...)

Omaha PAC Partners With The Broadway Dreams Foundation For Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2010

Omaha's Broadway dreams will come true this summer when Omaha Performing Arts partners with THE BROADWAY DREAMS FOUNDATION (BDF) to present their acclaimed Summer Performing Arts Intensive at the Holland Performing Arts Center (13th & Douglas Streets) Monday, July 19 through Sunday, July 25, 2010. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BROADWAY DREAMS FOUNDATION Holiday Benefit
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 24, 2009

Directed by Paige Price, evening of entertainment benefited THE BROADWAY DREAMS FOUNDATION (BDF), a non-profit organization that brings young talent closer to their Broadway dreams regardless of their financial status through intensive week-long Broadway training programs throughout the country. (more...)

Murney, Shindle, Adams & More Set for 'Dreams' Benefit, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

Nick Adams, Paul Canaan, Jenn Colella, Blake Daniel, Jenn Gambatese, Tyler Hanes, Lauren Kennedy, Julia Murney, Matt Risch, and Kate Schindle are among the Broadway stars who will participate in the Broadway Dreams Foundation's (BDF) Holiday Benefit Concert on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre at the West Side Y. The star-studded evening of entertainment will benefit the non-profit organization which brings young talent closer to their Broadway dreams regardless of their financial status through intensive week-long Broadway training programs throughout the country. (more...)

Murney, Shindle, Adams & More Set for 'Dreams' Benefit, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2009

Nick Adams, Paul Canaan, Jenn Colella, Blake Daniel, Jenn Gambatese, Tyler Hanes, Lauren Kennedy, Julia Murney, Matt Risch, and Kate Schindle are among the Broadway stars who will participate in the Broadway Dreams Foundation's (BDF) Holiday Benefit Concert on Monday, November 23, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre at the West Side Y. The star-studded evening of entertainment will benefit the non-profit organization which brings young talent closer to their Broadway dreams regardless of their financial status through intensive week-long Broadway training programs throughout the country. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Mayumi Miguel of 'Cry-Baby'
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 4, 2008

Mayumi, a 'Contact' alum, has been dancing on NYC stages since she was a teen and is now playing one. (more...)

The Lovers of 'Kiss Me, Kate' at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Eugene Lovendusky - Apr 24, 2008

With their Platinum Anniversary just around the corner, Paper Mill Playhouse is celebrating the abundance of springtime with a musical comedy favorite, Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me, Kate!' James Brennan's 'wunderbar' direction and 'too darn hot' choreography by Patti Columbo take center-stage with the hard-working and high-energy cast led by Mike McGowan, Michele Ragusa, Amanda Watkins and Timothy J. Alex! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Kiss Me Kate' Opens At Papermill
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 23, 2008

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) officially opened its mainstage production of Cole Porter's masterpiece Kiss Me, Kate, returning to the Paper Mill Stage after a 40 year absence. (more...)

Review - Kiss Me, Kate: We Open In Millburn
by Michael Dale - Apr 23, 2008

There were actually those who thought Cole Porter, Broadway's fountain of divine wit and sophistication, had run dry by that winter of 1948.  Though his recent offerings like Something For The Boys and Mexican Hayride were far from flops, his kind of thin-plotted musical comedy where the book and the songs often had little more than a passing acquaintance with each other was being overshadowed by the enormous success of Rodgers and Hammerstein's integrated musical dramas.  Even in the lightest of entertainments, the public was becoming more and more enthralled by musicals with strong plots and well-developed characters. (more...)

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