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NY Vice President CSA Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Casting Peer Group Recipient of the Hoyt Bowers Award for 'Excellence in Casting' (read complete bio)
 

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NY Vice President CSA Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Casting Peer Group Recipient of the Hoyt Bowers Award for 'Excellence in Casting' (read complete bio)
Recap the 2020 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2020 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Sep 26, 2021

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 74th Annual Tony Awards, we're bringing you the full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches with our list below.

Black Theatre United Releases New Deal For Broadway Photo Black Theatre United Releases New Deal For Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021

The Founding Members of Black Theatre United (BTU) announce the release of their historic New Deal For Broadway, establishing industry-wide standards and reforms around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) with a focus on Black individuals in theatre.

BWW Exclusive: Bringing Back Broadway, Part 1- Waking the City That Never Sleeps Photo BWW Exclusive: Bringing Back Broadway, Part 1- Waking the City That Never Sleeps
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021

Over the next few weeks, BWW is giving you an insider look at the reopening process as Broadway prepares to take the stage once more. This week we chat with Broadway League President, Charlotte St. Martin, and more about the reopening process from the administrative end, Covid-19 safety, the intersection of Broadway and the NYC economy and tourism sector, and more.

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by Nicole Rosky - Jul 15, 2021

VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for the 2021 Jimmy Awards Airing This Thursday, July 15th! Photo VIDEO: Watch a Teaser for the 2021 Jimmy Awards Airing This Thursday, July 15th!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

The 12th Jimmy Awards ceremony will be available to watch online on Thursday, July 15th at 7:30PM ET. Fans can watch right here at BroadwayWorld. The ceremony, hosted by Corbin Bleu with a special appearance from Mandy Gonzalez, will be presented entirely online and remain available for viewing for 72 hours ONLY, through Sunday, July 18, 2021.

Black Theatre United Holds Industry-Wide Summit to Discuss a 'New Deal' of Long-Term  Photo Black Theatre United Holds Industry-Wide Summit to Discuss a 'New Deal' of Long-Term Reforms
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 29, 2021

As Black Theatre United (BTU) marks its first year since the organization’s creation, the Founding Members have just announced they held a three-month Commercial Theatre Summit from March to June 2021 to establish industry- wide standards around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) with a focus on Black individuals in theatre as we move into the future.

Corbin Bleu Will Host the 2021 Jimmy Awards Photo Corbin Bleu Will Host the 2021 Jimmy Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 22, 2021

The Jimmy Awards have found their host for 2021! Broadway, film & television star Corbin Bleu will host the 2021 show which will be presented online on Thursday, July 15th at 7:30 PM.

Catching Up with the Jimmy Awards Alumni- Part 1 Photo Catching Up with the Jimmy Awards Alumni- Part 1
by Team BWW - Jun 16, 2021

Before we get to know this year's Jimmy Awards nominees, BroadwayWorld is catching up with some of the program's alumni! Below, get to know just a few, including: Ethan Hardy Benson, Sarah Chico, Jamie Colburn, Caitlin Finnie, Adam Ross Glickman, Emma Heistand, Daniel Kohanbash, Emily Kuhn, Dino Nicandros, Samantha Steinmetz, and John Zamborsky.

MCC Theater To Present SongLab of SPACE DOGS, a New Musical by Van Hughes & Nick Blae Photo MCC Theater To Present SongLab of SPACE DOGS, a New Musical by Van Hughes & Nick Blaemire
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) announced today that Space Dogs, a new musical by Van Hughes (Burn All Night) and Nick Blaemire (Glory Days), will receive a SongLab presentation next month.

NYTW Gala Celebrating the 25th Anniversary Of RENT Premieres Tonight with Anthony Rap Photo NYTW Gala Celebrating the 25th Anniversary Of RENT Premieres Tonight with Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Idina Menzel, and More!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 2, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop's 2021 Annual Gala, celebrating the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent, premieres tonight, Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 8PM EST and will remain available to stream through March 6, 2021 at 8PM EST.

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by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 2, 2021

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 2- with a RENT Reunion and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 2- with a RENT Reunion and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 2, 2021

Today (March 2) in live streaming: a Rent reunion, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Photo VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

MCC Theater's MISCAST21 Virtual Gala Will Stream for Free in May Photo MCC Theater's MISCAST21 Virtual Gala Will Stream for Free in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

MCC Theater announced today that they will again present their annual gala celebration online. Miscast21 will premiere on Sunday, May 16, 2021. This spring, the biggest stars of stage and screen will once again take to the virtual stage to sing songs from roles in which they would never traditionally be cast.

Jesse L. Martin, Fredi Walker-Browne and Kristen Lee Kelly Join RENT 25th Anniversary Photo Jesse L. Martin, Fredi Walker-Browne and Kristen Lee Kelly Join RENT 25th Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop announced today additional performers and presenters for the NYTW 2021 Annual Gala celebrating the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT. The Gala will be held virtually on Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 8PM EST and will remain available to stream through March 6, 2021 at 8PM EST.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

NYTW Gala To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of RENT Featuring Original Cast Members Antho Photo NYTW Gala To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of RENT Featuring Original Cast Members Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Idina Menzel, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2021

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of RENT's first performance at New York Theatre Workshop. The NYTW has announced that its 2021 Annual Gala will celebrate the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. The Gala will be held virtually on Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 8PM EST and will remain available to stream through March 6, 2021 at 8PM EST.

Cynthia Erivo, Amber Riley, and More Will Lead MCC Theater Benefit Performance of SCH Photo Cynthia Erivo, Amber Riley, and More Will Lead MCC Theater Benefit Performance of SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2020

MCC Theater has announced today that they will present a benefit performance of the Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award winning play School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play written by Burnt Umber Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Kamilah Forbes (Executive Producer, Apollo Theater; Hip Hop Theater Festival).

Diana Degarmo, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser and More Join SLUMBER PARTY LIVE! Photo Diana Degarmo, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser and More Join SLUMBER PARTY LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

Diana Degarmo, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, André Jordan, Olivia Puckett & Alex Wyse are among the many Broadway stars on Slumber Party Podcast LIVE! Tim Murray interviews theatre performers on his YouTube channel and asks them about their slumber party experiences growing up.

BWW Interview: Scott Galina Talks MCC Theater's Virtual MISCAST20 Featuring Leslie Od Photo BWW Interview: Scott Galina Talks MCC Theater's Virtual MISCAST20 Featuring Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2020

MCC Theater's Miscast gala celebration is one of the most anticipated events of the year in the theater world, featuring Broadway's biggest stars belting out songs from roles in which they would ordinarily never be cast.

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