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Shoshana Bean, Krysta Rodriguez, New Musicals And More Announced At Feinstein's/54 B Photo Shoshana Bean, Krysta Rodriguez, New Musicals And More Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2019

This Month, 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.

BWW Review: Derek Klena Blows the Roof Off the El Portal Photo BWW Review: Derek Klena Blows the Roof Off the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Aug 12, 2019

On Saturday August 10, singer/actor Derek Klena, now a popular leading man on Broadway, returned to his California roots to present his first live LA concert on the El Portal Mainstage. To say it clicked, is an understatement. I have seen Klena perform since 2009 when he came in a runnerup in LA's Next Great Stage Star. He is handsome, charming, a real promising performer who comes from a warm West Covina family. Maybe it's because of these roots, that he is as successful as he is right now. He adores his caring mother and father and two siblings Lauren and Dylan. Though married to his high chool sweetheart and living in NYC, he returns regularly to celebrate birthdays and holidays with the family or to see his brother Dylan perform on local stages.

Photo Flash: Derek Klena Takes The Stage At Martinis Above Fourth Photo Photo Flash: Derek Klena Takes The Stage At Martinis Above Fourth
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2019

Broadway star Derek Klena hit the stage this week at Martini's Above Fourth!

Krysta Rodriguez Reschedules 54 Below Solo Debut for September Photo Krysta Rodriguez Reschedules 54 Below Solo Debut for September
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019

Krysta Rodriguez makes her long-awaited Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut! Join us as Krysta presents a brand new concert exploring career highlights from her time in Broadway shows including Spring Awakening, First Date, The Addams Family, In the Heights, A Chorus Line and Good Vibrations. There will also be other favorite songs and surprises, in this evening featuring many special guests and accompanied by music director Ben Rauhala.

Laura Osnes, Alex Brightman, Christy Altomare and More to Work the Schmackary's Count Photo Laura Osnes, Alex Brightman, Christy Altomare and More to Work the Schmackary's Counter for BROADWAY BAKES
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2019

Schmackary's, 'the official cookie of Broadway,'  will host their 5th annual BROADWAY BAKES from May 27-31, 2019. Over twenty of the biggest names on Broadway, including 2019 Tony Awards nominees,  will join together to work behind the counter at Schmackary's, selling cookies to customers and raising money in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Photo Coverage: Julia Gytri, Avi Amon, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Andy Roninson  ane Ben  Photo Photo Coverage: Julia Gytri, Avi Amon, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Andy Roninson ane Ben Wexler Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 19, 2019

Just yesterday, the American Theatre Wing presented the 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants to Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics), and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $50,000, were presented at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. 

Next Week at Feinstein's 54 Below: Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Milligan, Tovah Feldshuh an Photo Next Week at Feinstein's 54 Below: Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Milligan, Tovah Feldshuh and More!
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 22, 2019

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.

Photo Flash: Ariana DeBose Returns To The Birdland Stage! Photo Photo Flash: Ariana DeBose Returns To The Birdland Stage!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2019

Birdland was proud to present Broadway singer/dancer Ariana DeBose in concert on Monday, February 11. 

Krysta Rodriguez Will Make 54 Below Solo Debut This Summer Photo Krysta Rodriguez Will Make 54 Below Solo Debut This Summer
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2019

Krysta Rodriguez makes her long-awaited Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut! Join us as Krysta presents a brand new concert exploring career highlights from her time in Broadway shows including Spring Awakening, First Date, The Addams Family, In the Heights, A Chorus Line and Good Vibrations. There will also be other favorite songs and surprises, in this evening featuring many special guests and accompanied by music director Ben Rauhala.

Photo Flash: Tony Nominated SUMMER Star Ariana DeBose Takes The Stage at Birdland! Photo Photo Flash: Tony Nominated SUMMER Star Ariana DeBose Takes The Stage at Birdland!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2018

Birdland Theater was thrilled to present Ariana DeBose, one of the stars of Broadway's Summer: The Donna Summer Musical­­­, on Monday, November 5.

Ashley Loren Makes Her Solo NYC Debut at The Cutting Room Photo Ashley Loren Makes Her Solo NYC Debut at The Cutting Room
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2018

Ashley Loren will be making her solo debut at The Cutting Room on November 12, 2018 in New York City. The singer, actor, and songwriter will lend her powerhouse voice to pop covers, theatre hits, and original songs in an intimate lounge setting.

BWW Interview: Broadway Star Laura Osnes Brings the Magical BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY t Photo BWW Interview: Broadway Star Laura Osnes Brings the Magical BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY to Cincinnati!
by Anne Simendinger - Sep 10, 2018

Amidst going from to city to city by 'carriage' and sprinkling magic across the country, Laura Osnes took time to talk about the beginnings of BPP, what she's most excited for about the Cincinnati concert on September 16, favorite Disney princesses, and more in the interview below!

Photo Flash: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf Hosts 'More About The Melody' at Birdland Photo Photo Flash: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf Hosts 'More About The Melody' at Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present 'More About The Melody,' hosted by Broadway cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf. The one-night-only event took place on Monday, August 6.

Photo Coverage: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf brings 'More About Melody' to Broadway at Birdla Photo Photo Coverage: Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf brings 'More About Melody' to Broadway at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 7, 2018

The acoustics of Birdland, usually employed to perfectly show off the music coming from some of the finest Jazz musicians in the world was also up to the task of accurately accommodating the elegant sounds from the cello and artistry of Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf. BroadwayWorld was there for this Broadway at Birdland special one-night only event. Check out the photos below.

Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing Awards 2018 Jonathan Larson Grants! Photo Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing Awards 2018 Jonathan Larson Grants!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 20, 2018

The¬†American Theatre Wing¬†just presented the 2018¬†Jonathan Larson¬ģ Grants recipients are Jay Adana (music and lyrics),¬†Andrew R. Butler¬†&¬†Andrew Farmer¬†(music, lyrics, and book),¬†Emily Kaczmarek&¬†Zoe Sarnak¬†(music, lyrics, and book), and¬†Mark Sonnenblick(music and lyrics). Four prestigious, unrestricted grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $48,000 were given at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space.¬†

BWW Interview: Laura Osnes On Her Show at AMP By Strathmore Photo BWW Interview: Laura Osnes On Her Show at AMP By Strathmore
by Isabella Basco - Feb 6, 2018

Laura Osnes is preparing to visit the nation's capital! Michael Feinstein chose the Broadway fan favorite to be part of a concert series at AMP that will transform it into a Cabaret Supper Club. She talks about the concert, why she loves visiting DC and her next steps in her career.

Photo Flash: The King is Back! Inside the Opening of ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS
by Julie Musbach - Jun 17, 2017

Elvis is in the house! Opening Night of the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues) is tomorrow, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Leads Master Class at Broadway Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

On Sunday, October 2nd, Broadway Workshop presented a special, one-day musical theatre master class with DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt. Scroll down for photos! 

Photo Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Welcomes Diana DeGarmo to Cast!
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 6, 2016

Producer/Directors Tom and Michael D'Angora were welcomed American Idol and Hairspray alum Diana Degarmo to The Marvelous Wonderettes, whose official opening was Thursday, June 2nd.  For her opening night performance, DeGarmo was joined onstage with a surprise cameo from her husband, former Idol alum and star of Broadway's Hair, Ace Young, as the audience participant, Mr Lee.  The show celebrated with friends and Broadway stars afterwards at Oovina Latin Kitchen and Wine Bar.

STAGE TUBE: Zak Resnick & Jessica Vosk Team Up on WAITRESS' 'You Matter to Me'
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2016

Fans have to wait another two months to see WAITRESS on stage, but an MLK Day treat has just arrived from some Broadway veterans. Below, watch as Zak Resnick (Once Upon a Mattress) and Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof) team up with dancers Melanie Moore and Brandt Martinez to perform 'You Matter to Me,' with help from Ben Rauhala and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf!

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