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Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre Photo Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

Wake Up With BWW 10/16: Tony Nominations - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, MOULIN ROUGE, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/16: Tony Nominations - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, MOULIN ROUGE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

Yesterday, the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards were announced! Jagged Little Pill leads with 15 noms. Did your favorite get nominated? Check out the full list below, as well as reactions from some of the nominees! 

VIDEO: On This Day, October 16- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, October 16- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2020

Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent. Her professional career spans more than half-a-century, during which she has flourished, first as a star of motion pictures, then as a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical star, and most recently as the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' the longest running detective drama series in the history of television.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed History Books to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed History Books to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!

BWW Interview: John Davidson Takes Canceled Birdland Mother's Day Concert To Facebook Photo BWW Interview: John Davidson Takes Canceled Birdland Mother's Day Concert To Facebook And Begins Weekly Shows
by Stephen Mosher - May 8, 2020

The unstoppable John Davidson goes live online for the first time ever on Mother's Day via his Facebook page and it promises to be a helluva show.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Review: SONGWRITER TRIBUTES Glow Affectionately at 92nd Street Y Photo BWW Review: SONGWRITER TRIBUTES Glow Affectionately at 92nd Street Y
by Rob Lester - Jan 26, 2020

Two prolific writers who put the a?oeGreata?? in a?oeThe Great American Songbooka?? were celebrated and explored in the same week at Manhattan's 92nd Street Y. In different presentations, there were embraces of the legacies of lyricist E.Y. (a?oeYipa??) Harburg and composer/lyricist Cole Porter.

Charlotte Moore Will Interview Angela Lansbury for LPTW Oral History Project at Bruno Photo Charlotte Moore Will Interview Angela Lansbury for LPTW Oral History Project at Bruno Walter Auditorium
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm (doors at 5:30pm) in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the FREE event is currently sold out.

Wake Up With BWW 10/16: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/16: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2019

Today's top stories: The Lightning Thief officially opens tonight, and more!

Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14 Photo Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14
by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm. 

Broadway Press Agent Bob Ullman Passes Away at 97 Photo Broadway Press Agent Bob Ullman Passes Away at 97
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 8, 2019

Robert ('Bob') Ullman (left), the legendary theatre press agent, whose career included Ethel Merman and Mary Martin: Together on Broadway, A Chorus Line (from workshop to Public Theater to Broadway), Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Visit, Lauren Bacall in Cactus Flower, The Dining Room, Driving Miss Daisy, Sunday in the Park with George, and over 150 additional Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, died on July 31, 2019 in Bayshore, Long Island, New York. He was 97. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Bob's death was announced by Rev. Joshua Ellis, a long-time Ullman friend, a former Broadway press agent, and now, an Interspiritual minister.

Classic Movies Under The Stars Announced At Montalvo Arts Center, July 12 Photo Classic Movies Under The Stars Announced At Montalvo Arts Center, July 12
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2019

Montalvo Arts Center invites movie-lovers to sit under the stars and enjoy classic movies with Sunset Cinemas. Part of its Summer Nights Series, the free screenings of The Wizard of Oz, Grease, and Jaws will take place on the front lawn of Montalvo, where guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or low chair to set up. Beer, wine, and snacks will also be available for purchase on-site.

Julien's Auctions Two-Day Legends Auction Results Announced Photo Julien's Auctions Two-Day Legends Auction Results Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2019

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, held its two-day marquee Hollywood auction event, LEGENDS June 13-14, 2019 at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills in front of a buzzing crowd of collectors and fans bidding live on the floor, online and on the phone across the globe.

BWW Review: RAY BOLGER: MORE THAN A SCARECROW by Holly Van Leuven Photo BWW Review: RAY BOLGER: MORE THAN A SCARECROW by Holly Van Leuven
by William Statham - May 7, 2019

A review of premiere biographer Holly Van Leuven's Ray Bolger: More Than A Scarecrow, chronicling the life of one of entertainment's most iconic men of stage and screen.

Actress Fay McKenzie Has Passed Away at 101 Photo Actress Fay McKenzie Has Passed Away at 101
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 23, 2019

Actress Fay McKenzie Waldman passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of April 16th at the age of 101. She was born February 19, 1918 into a show business family where she was the youngest of two sisters and an actress cousin, and made her screen debut at only ten weeks old in "Station Content" (1918) in which she was carried in the arms of Gloria Swanson. Her parents, Eva & Bob "Pops" McKenzie were already veteran performers and apparently wanted their daughter to get an early start in films. She nearly stole the show from Oliver Hardy as "the baby" in the Alice Howell short "Distilled Love" (filmed in 1918 but released two years later). By the time she was six, Fay was considered an old hand, having played diverse parts in her father's stock company. Among her early films was the 1924 Photoplay Medal Winner, "The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln." 

Axelrod Performing Arts Center Rising Stars Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ Photo Axelrod Performing Arts Center Rising Stars Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2019

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center's Rising Stars youth performing arts program will celebrate the 80th Anniversary of MGM's classic, "The Wizard of Oz," with six performances on Sunday May 5 at 1:00 and 5:00 PM; Saturday, May 11 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM, and Sunday, May 12 at 1:00 and 5:00 PM.

54 Sings Broadway's Greatest Hits, And More This Week At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo 54 Sings Broadway's Greatest Hits, And More This Week At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 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.

Michael Riedel and AJ Holmes to Join FOXY in Concert at 54 Below Photo Michael Riedel and AJ Holmes to Join FOXY in Concert at 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Apr 4, 2019

Michael Riedel, author of Razzle Dazzle, and AJ Holmes(The Book of Mormon and Team StarKid) will be appearing in Johnny Mercer's lost musical FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9that 7:00pm.

Kelli Barrett Joins FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Kelli Barrett Joins FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019

Kelli Barrett, who has appeared on Broadway in Wicked and Gettin' The Band Back Together, and stars as Liza Minnelli in FX's Fosse/Verdon, will be appearing in Johnny Mercer's lost musical FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9th at 7:00pm.

Richard Kind, Chip Zien, and More Star in FOXY at 54 Below Photo Richard Kind, Chip Zien, and More Star in FOXY at 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Mar 4, 2019

FOXY, the 1964 musical based on Ben Johnson's Volpone, with a score by Johnny Mercer and Robert Emmett Dolan and a book by Ian McLellan Hunter and Ring Lardner Jr, will return to New York City with a star-studded Broadway cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9that 7:00pm.

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