Corkscrew Theater Festival Launches Workshop Series CORKSCREW DOWNSTAIRSCorkscrew Theater Festival Launches Workshop Series CORKSCREW DOWNSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival, which runs July 10-August 3, inaugurates its Corkscrew Downstairs series of workshop productions this summer in the lower level theater at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). The four projects all take classic texts as a starting point, including A Doll's House, Twelfth Night, the poetry of Walt Whitman, and Leslie Feinberg's 1993 novel Stone Butch Blues. The Downstairs series shares one team of designers -Dan Daly (sets), Christina Tang (lights), and Cinthia Chen (props)-and one flexible repertory set, deepening the festival's focus on exploring collaboration in different forms. (more...)

Winners Announcing for The 2019 Lotte Lenya CompetitionWinners Announcing for The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music awarded $71,000 in prizemoney at the finals of 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition, which took place in a packed Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, on April 13. The $20,000 First Prize went to Daniel Berryman, 28 of Seattle, WA. Andrea Wozniak, 28 of Boston, MA, won the $15,000 Second Prize, and Trevor Martin, 30 of Fayetteville, GA, received Third Prize of $10,000. (more...)

#ADULTING Premieres Off-Broadway#ADULTING Premieres Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Imagine the Millennial version of Seinfeld. Now imagine it set to classical music. (more...)

Lotte Lenya Competition Announces 2019 FinalistsLotte Lenya Competition Announces 2019 Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Kim H. Kowalke, President of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the finalists for the 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition. Thirteen performers will compete for top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000. (more...)

Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition SemifinalistsAnnouncing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Twenty-eight performers selected to compete for a chance to win top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000; total prizes to exceed $75,000; an all-star team of musical theater, opera, and Kurt Weill experts to adjudicate semifinals and finals. (more...)

Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition SemifinalistsAnnouncing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Twenty-eight performers selected to compete for a chance to win top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000; total prizes to exceed $75,000; an all-star team of musical theater, opera, and Kurt Weill experts to adjudicate semifinals and finals. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN Adds New Year's Eve PerformanceFRANKENSTEIN Adds New Year's Eve Performance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2018

FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical playing at St,. Luke's Theatre has added a New Year's Eve performance. Tickets are now on sale for the performance on Monday December 31 at 7 PM, Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre, on Restaurant Row near Times Square. Based on Mary Shelley's novel, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota, FRANKENSTEIN is directed by Clint Hromsco and produced by John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica. (more...)

Photo Flash: FRANKENSTEIN Extends At St. Luke's TheatrePhoto Flash: FRANKENSTEIN Extends At St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

FRANKENSTEIN, the Off-Broadway musical playing at St. Luke's Theatre, had been running now for over a year and will be extending into 2019.  Based on Mary Shelley's novel, with book, music and lyrics by Eric B. Sirota, it is directed by Clint Hromsco and produced by John Lant, Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica. An open-run, it plays Monday evenings at 7 PM.  There will also be Friday 11 AM matinees scheduled for school trips in 2019. (more...)

The Musical Theater Project Hosts Two Evenings of SILVER LININGS: THE SONGS OF JEROME KERNThe Musical Theater Project Hosts Two Evenings of SILVER LININGS: THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) will produce "Silver Linings: The Songs of Jerome Kern" on Friday, October 19 at 7 pm at First Baptist Church of Cleveland in Shaker Heights and on Sunday, October 21 at 3pm at Mixon Hall at Cleveland Institute of Music. (more...)

IT CAME FROM BEYOND at Write Act Rep Extended Through HolidaysIT CAME FROM BEYOND at Write Act Rep Extended Through Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Producers John Lant and Cornell Christianson with ICFB Productions are pleased to announce the East Coast Off-Broadway premiere of IT CAME FROM BEYOND, a 1950's sci-fi, musical comedy with book by writer / producer Cornell Christianson, music and lyrics by Stephen M. Schwartz and Norman E. Thalheimer and directed by Jim Blanchette. (more...)

Photo Coverage: No Regrets If You Saw Regretting Almost Everything at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: No Regrets If You Saw Regretting Almost Everything at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 13, 2018

A quote from William Finn (who was in last night's audience) when he first introduced Regretting Almost Everything to the Barrington Stage Co. audience in Mr. Finn's cabaret last summer... (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next WeekMarilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

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. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in AprilChristine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This April, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Jeff Blumenkrantz and Anne L. Nathan To Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING at 54 BelowJeff Blumenkrantz and Anne L. Nathan To Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street), Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway veterans Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz in Lauren Taslitz (Book/Lyrics) and Danny Ursetti's (Music) original song cycle REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING. Performed one night only on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 9:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mr. Finn's Cabaret Premiers REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHINGPhoto Coverage: Mr. Finn's Cabaret Premiers REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 8, 2017

The man whose name is on the door (and the wall behind the bar) had this directive to the theatre going public in anticipation of a performance by Jeff Blumenkrantz and Anne L. Nathan in Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Co. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Award Winner William Finn's Students Create Future Broadway Winning Songs
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 11, 2017

Tin Pan Alley on 28th street in Manhattan was where many songs were composed in the early 20th century.  Young composers like George Gershwin wrote many of the tunes we are still singing today.  Now, a lot of the creative music and lyrics are coming out of William Finn's Master Class at The NYU Tisch Graduate Program in Musical Theatre Writing.  Instead of these young songwriters displaying there work on the cheap upright pianos that gave Tin Pan Alley it's name, Mr. Finn who is also the Artistic Head of the Musical Theatre Lab at Barrington Stage Company  puts on a show on Barrington's Main Stage in PIttsfield Massachusetts. (more...)

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