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BWW Feature: Cabaret Community Joins In Sorrow to Mourn Rick Jensen Photo BWW Feature: Cabaret Community Joins In Sorrow to Mourn Rick Jensen
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 2, 2021

Four decades of Rick Jensen were not enough for anyone but, sadly, they were all the club community would get.

Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, Jason Gotay and More Featured on THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, R Photo Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, Jason Gotay and More Featured on THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Released Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

Broadway Records today released THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, a collection of 16 new songs performed by an all-star broadway cast including Kate Baldwin, Christine Andreas, Lisa Howard, Ethan Slater, Jason Gotay, Margo Seibert, Allie Trimm, Lisa Brescia, Bradley Gibson, Halle Hunt, Marissa McGowan, Michael Mendez, Will Reynolds, and Vishal Vaidya.

Tin Pan Alley 2 Concert Series Announces 2021 Season Photo Tin Pan Alley 2 Concert Series Announces 2021 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2021

Tin Pan Alley 2, a bimonthly free concert series featuring new musical theatre works, continues to foster a community of emerging musical theatre writers. In 2021, there will be six virtual concerts with 22 songwriters. Each 45-minute concert will have one specific theme: 'Love' in February; 'International Artists' in April; 'Pride' in June; 'Women+ Artists' in August; 'Halloween' in October; and 'Holidays' in December.

What to do with that script on your shelf. Photo What to do with that script on your shelf.
by Alan Henry - Jul 29, 2020

Do you have a great idea for a play or musical, but don't know how to make it happen? Let our community of theater makers and award-winning faculty help you get your script finished and on a stage . . . faster than you can alone!

Submissions Are Now Being Accepted for the Dottie Berman Award and the John Wallowitc Photo Submissions Are Now Being Accepted for the Dottie Berman Award and the John Wallowitch Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2020

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) is inviting all songwriters to submit their original songs for consideration for one of MAC's two songwriting awards: the Dottie Berman Award and the John Wallowitch Award. Submitters do not need to be MAC members.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

VIDEO: Hear A HERCULES Parody From Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Courtney Reed! Photo VIDEO: Hear A HERCULES Parody From Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Courtney Reed!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 24, 2020

The A-list members of the traveling concert series, Broadway Princess Party, have released a parody of 'Go The Distance' from the animated film turned stage musical, Hercules!

VIDEO: Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed Perform HERCULES Parody 'Keep Your  Photo VIDEO: Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed Perform HERCULES Parody 'Keep Your Distance'
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2020

Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed went digital with their Broadway Princess Party, performing a parody of I Can Go the Distance from Hercules!

Kleban Winner Amanda Yesnowitz Debuts New Musical MAY/DECEMBER Photo Kleban Winner Amanda Yesnowitz Debuts New Musical MAY/DECEMBER
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2019

Weston Playhouse Announces Cast For ALICE BLISS Photo Weston Playhouse Announces Cast For ALICE BLISS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2019

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Executive Artistic Director Susanna Gellert announced casting for the 13th Annual Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award Winner, ALICE BLISS, a musical based on Laura Harrington's acclaimed novel. It follows Alice, a young teenager whose father is deployed to Iraq, as she navigates the challenges of growing up in a family touched by the effects of war.

Premieres' Inner Voices 2018, Featuring Rebecca Luker, Finn Douglas And Farah Alvin,  Photo Premieres' Inner Voices 2018, Featuring Rebecca Luker, Finn Douglas And Farah Alvin, Begins Performances Today
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2018

PREMIERES (Paulette Haupt, Artistic Director), the New York based music theater organization whose mission is "to bring new music theater to light," is pleased to announce the cast and creative teams for this season's INNER VOICES, the biennial series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers. Performances begin TONIGHT at 8:00pm for a limited run through Saturday, November 17, 2018 at The TBG Mainstage Theatre (312 West 36th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:00pm.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 2018 Writers, Including Tony, Emmy, Jonathan Lars Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 2018 Writers, Including Tony, Emmy, Jonathan Larson, And Kleban Winners
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2018

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 19 writers of 9 new musicals in this summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat. This year's writers include 2018 Jonathan Larson winners Andrew Farmer and Andrew Butler, 2018 Kleban winner Amanda Yasnowitz, Tony-winner Ken Davenport, 2018 Lucille Lortel winner for Outstanding Musical (KPOP) Max Vernon, Emmy winner Doug Katsaros, Obie winner Erin Courtney, and the writers of the podcast musical 36 questions who are developing their next musical, Chris Littler and Ellen Winter.

BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize Photo BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel.

Podcast: On 'Keith Price's Curtain Call,' Get to Know this Year's Kleban Prize Winner Photo Podcast: On 'Keith Price's Curtain Call,' Get to Know this Year's Kleban Prize Winners
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Feb 9, 2018

Since I began this podcast 2 years ago, The Kleban Prize has always been something that I love to cover, because it was the very first major event that I began my podcast experience as a theater journalist.

Photo Coverage: Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz, and Christian Duhamel Awarded 2018 Photo Photo Coverage: Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz, and Christian Duhamel Awarded 2018 Kleban Prize
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 6, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. 

Christian Duhamel Wins Kleban Prize for Merrimack Repertory Theatre Premiere Musical Photo Christian Duhamel Wins Kleban Prize for Merrimack Repertory Theatre Premiere Musical
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 9, 2018

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) is pleased to share the news that The Kleban Foundation's 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel for his work on My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend, a musical that received its world premiere at MRT in Lowell in April 2017.

Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz and Christian Duhamel Win the 2018 Kleban Prize Photo Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz and Christian Duhamel Win the 2018 Kleban Prize
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 9, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just announced the recipients of the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tiebetween Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, andthe 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. The 2018 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 5, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.

Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Tod Photo Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) is bringing its Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY today, September 12th, with Brian Crawley, Ben Chavez, Steven Lutvak, and more.

MAC Seeks Submissions for 2017 Dottie Burman & John Wallowitch Songwriting Awards Photo MAC Seeks Submissions for 2017 Dottie Burman & John Wallowitch Songwriting Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now through Sunday, Oct 1, 2017, the Manhattan Association of Cabaret (MAC) is accepting submissions from songwriters near and far for the Dottie Burman Award and the John Wallowitch Award.

IN THE WORKS Opens at the Duplex Sunday 5/21
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2017

On Sunday May 21st at 9:30pm, Honeck-Moss Productions is proud to present 'In The Works.'  This exciting monthly series was conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment.  It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers.

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