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Norm Lewis, Laura Benanti, and More Among 2019 MAC Awards Nominees - Full List!Norm Lewis, Laura Benanti, and More Among 2019 MAC Awards Nominees - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has announced the 2019 MAC Award nominees. The nominees, in a majority of the categories, were determined by votes cast by the active MAC membership. Special committees selected the nominees in the Ensemble Instrumentalist, Piano Bar Instrumentalist, Piano Bar Singing Entertainer (Female; Male), Recording (LaMott Friedman), Major Recording, Song and Comedy/Novelty Song categories. (more...)

Drama Performer Pre-Nominations Announced for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsDrama Performer Pre-Nominations Announced for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy« Awards. (more...)

Sharon Talbot's Upcoming Piece Proves LOVE CONQUERSSharon Talbot's Upcoming Piece Proves LOVE CONQUERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

A (very) dark comedy by Sharon Talbot set in 1990s New York, 'inspired by the grace and moxie of an HIV-positive woman who outfoxed her demons.' (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Cabaret maven Teresa Fischer sings the hits of Rosemary Clooney and tells the story of heráreturn to the stage following a mental collapse in 1968. Paul Chamlin Musical Directs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 26, 2019

Mark William recently made his solo nightclub debut at The Green Room 42 with the critically-acclaimed world premiere of Come Croon With Me, and has returned for an encore performance on January 25th at 7pm. (more...)

NATAS Announces the DAYTIME EMMYS Drama Performer Pre-NominationsNATAS Announces the DAYTIME EMMYS Drama Performer Pre-Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy« Awards. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Live At Zedel, Soho's unique live entertainment concept at Crazy Coqs, announces their new 2019 winter/spring season produced in partnership with Fane Productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Tom Wopat and Linda PurlPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Tom Wopat and Linda Purl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Broadway/television stars Tom Wopat and Linda Purl, who celebrated the holidays together in "Home For The Holidays." (more...)

Teresa Fischer Presents MORE THAN YOU KNOW at 53 AboveTeresa Fischer Presents MORE THAN YOU KNOW at 53 Above
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

More Than You Know explores Rosemary Clooney's musical choices and career after her return to the stage and recording studio following a mental collapse in 1968. Her journey was often difficult and painful but she persevered to become one of the greatest interpreters of song in the 20th century. No longer "the girl next door" - Rosemary returned as a consummate musician with a warmer tone, a love for swing and an open heart that shared joy, pain and the wisdom of her years and no better artist to showcase her songbook than Teresa Fischer with themes of love, loss, joy, and second chances in this tribute to the 'Girl Singer'. Teresa Fischer has long wanted to sing this songbook and now is the perfect moment as the richness of her own career helps her to understand these songs in a way that the inimitable Rosemary Clooney did and as only Teresa can today. (more...)

BWW Review: The Final Night of the 29th New York Cabaret Convention Brings the Bubbly and Sparkle to Jazz at Lincoln CenterBWW Review: The Final Night of the 29th New York Cabaret Convention Brings the Bubbly and Sparkle to Jazz at Lincoln Center
by Eugene Ebner - Oct 15, 2018

The final evening of performances for the Mabel Mercer Foundation's 29th New York Cabaret Convention, held at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, was a showcase for many cabaret legends, bringing back glamour, sparkle, and class to the proceedings. (more...)

Teresa Fischer Brings MORE THAN YOU KNOW to 53 AboveTeresa Fischer Brings MORE THAN YOU KNOW to 53 Above
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2018

More Than You Know explores Rosemary Clooney's musical choices and career after her return to the stage and recording studio following a mental collapse in 1968. Her journey was often difficult and painful but she persevered to become one of the greatest interpreters of song in the 20th century. No longer "the girl next door" - Rosemary returned as a consummate musician with a warmer tone, a love for swing and an open heart that shared joy, pain and the wisdom of her years and no better artist to showcase her songbook than Teresa Fischer with themes of love, loss, joy, and second chances in this tribute to the 'Girl Singer'. Teresa Fischer has long wanted to sing this songbook and now is the perfect moment as the richness of her own career helps her to understand these songs in a way that the inimitable Rosemary Clooney did and as only Teresa can today. (more...)

Birdland Presents Dee Dee Bridgewater, Anita Gillette, And More Week Of October 1Birdland Presents Dee Dee Bridgewater, Anita Gillette, And More Week Of October 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet, Anita Gillette, Jay Leonhart, and more! (more...)

Birdland Announces October 2018 Schedule; Anita Gillette, Max von Essen, and MoreBirdland Announces October 2018 Schedule; Anita Gillette, Max von Essen, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet, Kevin Eubanks Quartet, Anita Gillette, Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Quartet and Golden Striker Trio, Alan Broadbent Trio, Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen, Jay Leonhart, Pasquale Grasso Trio, Ken Peplowski with Special Guest Sinne Eeg, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

CHAPTER TWO Continues At Cape May StageCHAPTER TWO Continues At Cape May Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Continuing at Cape May Stage is Chapter Two by Neil Simon. This charming romantic comedy opened on June 27th and runs through August 3rd. Set in Manhattan in the 1970s, Chapter Two tells the story of successful writer George Schneider, who is mourning the recent death of his beloved wife when he meets a bright, vivacious actress. George is eager to rush into another marriage following a whirlwind courtship, but the memories of his wife threaten to ruin his second chance for happiness. This witty romance deals with more than love and grief, but what it means to have a fresh start and a new lease on life. (more...)

BWW Feature: Summer Stock Pioneer: John Kenley and the Kenley PlayersBWW Feature: Summer Stock Pioneer: John Kenley and the Kenley Players
by Bethany Sulecki - Jul 29, 2018

One person who we have to thank for the influencing the tradition of summer stock theatre is none other than John Kenley, whose legacy lives on today. From the 1940s - 1990s, John Kenley championed summer theatre and brought shows to small towns across America. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marilyn Maye Makes Birdland Theater DebutPhoto Flash: Marilyn Maye Makes Birdland Theater Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Marvelous Marilyn Maye has moved into the brand-new Birdland Theater for two weeks, much to the delight of the club's staff, as well as Marilyn's legion of fans. The "Queen of Cabaret" will be in residence for two weeks, running Tuesday to Saturday through August 4, with shows at 7pm each night. (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12thLegendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

CHAPTER TWO Continues At Cape May StageCHAPTER TWO Continues At Cape May Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Continuing at Cape May Stage is Chapter Two by Neil Simon. This charming romantic comedy opened on June 27th and runs through August 3rd. Set in Manhattan in the 1970s, Chapter Two tells the story of successful writer George Schneider, who is mourning the recent death of his beloved wife when he meets a bright, vivacious actress. George is eager to rush into another marriage following a whirlwind courtship, but the memories of his wife threaten to ruin his second chance for happiness. This witty romance deals with more than love and grief, but what it means to have a fresh start and a new lease on life. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTYReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

BWW Review: CLO's THE FULL MONTY Turns Up the Heat at the BenedumBWW Review: CLO's THE FULL MONTY Turns Up the Heat at the Benedum
by Dylan Shaffer - Jul 9, 2018

Before there was Magic Mike, there was The Full Monty. Based off the 1997 British film of the same name, The Full Montyádebuted as a Broadway musical in 2000 and revealed just how far and how bare six unemployed men were willing to go to earn money again. (more...)

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