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Broadway debut in Book of Mormon. Regional favorites include: Titanic, The Fantasticks, 42nd Street, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Film/TV: The Preacher's Daughter (Lifetime Movie Network), Paradise, Texas. Proud Northwestern University graduate. Many thanks to Carrie Gardner Casting, Bret ... (read more)
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Broadway debut in Book of Mormon. Regional favorites include: Titanic, The Fantasticks, 42nd Street, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Film/TV: The Preacher's Daughter (Lifetime Movie Network), Paradise, Texas. Proud Northwestern University graduate. Many thanks to Carrie Gardner Casting, Bret ... (read more)
Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 18-24, Featuring Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Bright Star Sings Jeff Blumenkrantz; The Legend of New York By Salzman & Cunningham Featuring Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes; Donna McKechnie: A Visit with Kander & Ebb; 54 Celebrates The Colonial Theatre; and The Girls in White: Songs from the Show. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes in THE LEGEND OF NEW YORK and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Michael Cerveris to Lead THE GIRLS IN WHITE Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Girls in White: Songs from the Show on Friday, April 22, 2016. Set in post-depression era Texas, The Girls in White is inspired by a true story about a group of incarcerated women who form a band and become an overnight sesantion through a prison-based radio program. In their newfound fame, they dream of being pardoned and set free. A story of hope and redemption, The Girls in White is 'Chicago' meets 'Orange is the New Black' with a country twang. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Leads Reading of THE GOREE GIRLS Musical Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

An invite-only industry presentation of the country musical THE GOREE GIRLS, with book and lyrics by Michael Bradley, music by Artie Sievers, directed by Ashley Brooke Monroe, and musical direction by Ryan McCurdy today, December 17th, 2015 at 3:00pm. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Will Lead Reading of THE GOREE GIRLS Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

An invite-only industry presentation of the country musical The Goree Girls, with book and lyrics by Michael Bradley, music by Artie Sievers, directed by Ashley Brooke Monroe, and musical direction by Ryan McCurdy on Thursday, December 17th, 2015 at 3:00pm. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Awards Set for Tonight
by Daniel Adams - Jan 25, 2014

The New Hampshire Theatre Awards have announced the finalists for both the professional and community productions for 2013. Each year these awards recognize the talent and dedication necessary to produce outstanding theatrical productions across the state. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT on January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT tonight, January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Awards Announces Finalists
by Daniel Adams - Jan 13, 2014

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Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, 1/16-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT on January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

NORTHWESTERN SONGWRITERS IN CONCERT Set for Pershing Square Signature Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

TOUCHING DOWN: NORTHWESTERN SONGWRITERS IN CONCERT will come to the End Stage Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street) for one night only on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 7:30PM. The concert will feature original songs by eight undergraduate Northwestern University seniors. (more...)

NORTHWESTERN SONGWRITERS IN CONCERT Set for Pershing Square Signature Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

TOUCHING DOWN: NORTHWESTERN SONGWRITERS IN CONCERT will come to the End Stage Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street) for one night only on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 7:30PM. The concert will feature original songs by eight undergraduate Northwestern University seniors. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

The Dolphin Show, a staple of Northwestern tradition and the nation's largest studentproduced musical, is mounted annually in Cahn Auditorium at the end of January. This year, The Dolphin Show Presents: "42nd Street." (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 9th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 10, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Jeff Award results, 'Joseph' in Aurora, three shows at Northwestern, two at Northlight, two national tours and more.... (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

The Dolphin Show, a staple of Northwestern tradition and the nation's largest studentproduced musical, is mounted annually in Cahn Auditorium at the end of January. This year, The Dolphin Show Presents: "42nd Street." (more...)

Nominations Announced For TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards Held 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2009

John C. Breckenridge, President and CEO of Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS), announced today the nominations for TUTS' seventh annual Tommy Tune Awards which will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Developed by TUTS, the Tommy Tune Awards honor musical theatre excellence at the high school level. After reviewing and evaluating the 45 participating Houston-area high school productions during the 2008-2009 school year, a team of 29 Houston-based theatre professionals made 152 nominations in 15 categories. (more...)

Nominations Announced For TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards Held 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2009

John C. Breckenridge, President and CEO of Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS), announced today the nominations for TUTS' seventh annual Tommy Tune Awards which will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Developed by TUTS, the Tommy Tune Awards honor musical theatre excellence at the high school level. After reviewing and evaluating the 45 participating Houston-area high school productions during the 2008-2009 school year, a team of 29 Houston-based theatre professionals made 152 nominations in 15 categories. (more...)

Michael Cerveris to star in industry reading of new country musical The Goree Girls - 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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