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Latest Standings Released For The For 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW Awards - Dec 27, 2022

The final standings have been announced as of Tuesday, December 27th for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Marchánt Davis, Alex Wyse & More Join Sean Hayes Led GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Full Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Good Night, Oscar starring Sean Hayes, announced that Marchánt Davis (Ain’t No Mo’), Alex Wyse (Waitress), Sam Bell-Gurwitz (Good Night, Oscar in Chicago), Postell Pringle (A Free Man of Color), and Max Roll (Mrs. Warren’s Profession) will be joining the company on Broadway.

Video: Watch the Final Episode of HERE'S TO THE LADIES WHO - Full Series Now Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

Watch the final episode of the docuseries Here’s To The Ladies Who, produced by The Broadway Women’s Alliance and YesAnd Productions. This episode marks the finale of the six-episode series.

Michael Arden, Amber Gray, Baayork Lee, and More Join TRY IT LIKE THIS Benefit For SDCF
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced the line-up of artists for Try It Like This: Directors and Choreographers Take the Stage, an evening of performances on Monday October 17, 2022 at 54 Below in New York City.

GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR, The Behind-the-Scenes Battle Splayed Out In Public
by Cara Joy David - Oct 9, 2022

It surprised the industry this week when playwright David Adjmi went public about his own tale of developing an Oscar Levant play with Sean Hayes – and not the one that will be seen on Broadway this spring. It has become a he said/they said battle, but BroadwayWorld has the most info in the war of words thus far, including emails between Adjmi and Hayes.

Directors and Choreographers Will Take the Stage in TRY IT LIKE THIS Fundraiser
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces the initial lineup of artists for Try It Like This: Directors and Choreographers Take the Stage, an evening of performances on Monday, October 17 at 54 Below in New York City. 

Mayland Ensemble Theatre To Present THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2022

“How can you even for a moment claim that facts are negotiable?” Fingal's boss has given him a big assignment: to apply his fact-checking skills to a groundbreaking piece by legendary author D'Agata. But now Fingal has a huge problem: D'Agata made up a lot of his article. What starts professionally quickly becomes profane in this witty comedy based on the true story of D'Agata's essay What Happens There.

Review: Amy Beth Williams In GREAT LADIES, GREAT SONGS at Don't Tell Mama Is Must-See Cabaret
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 22, 2022

GREAT LADIES, GREAT SONGS at Don't Tell Mama is proof-positive of why Amy Beth Williams has had the longevity she has, and why she has all the awards she has. Get your seat now.

Sean Hayes Will Lead GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR on Broadway in Spring 2023
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

Sean Hayes will return to Broadway this spring starring in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright’s new play, Good Night, Oscar, directed by Lisa Peterson, at the Belasco Theatre. In Good Night, Oscar, Sean Hayes plays Oscar Levant: Hollywood actor, concert pianist, and the most subversive wit ever to appear on television during its Golden Age.

Gracie Lee Brown and Thomas Hodges Bring Ten Years of Performing Together to Don't Tell Mama NYC With SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

A light-hearted, gut-punching, mournful dissection of singlehood, love, romance, loss, and maybe most importantly: an indomitable desire for Gavin Creel. But, every Say Goodnight, Gracie is different. There's a wonderful rotation of musicians including bassists, vocalists, saxophonists, and my personal favorite: a very nervous dad, playing the Ukulele.

Review: It's Another Op'nin, Another Show With KISS ME, KATE at Broadway At Music Circus
by Courtney Symes - Jul 15, 2022

Another classic from the 1940s is gracing the stage at Broadway at Music Circus.  This time, it’s Kiss Me, Kate, the musical-within-a-musical that cemented Cole Porter’s return to Broadway as a successful lyricist and composer.  It ended up being Porter’s longest-running Broadway show and won the very first Tony Award for Best Musical. 

Actors' Equity Association Announces Results Of 2022 Officer And Councilor Election
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Actors' Equity Association, the union which represents more than 51,000 professional stage actors and stage managers, announced the results of its 2022 office and councilor election.

BWW Interview: Catching Up With Amy Beth Williams
by Stephen Mosher - May 23, 2022

Award-winning cabaret artist Amy Beth Williams keeps on going and she keeps on getting better, with every new show.

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Broadway Sessions, the beloved long running musical theatre variety show will return to The Laurie Beechman Theatre this coming Thursday evening, May 19th.

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

BWW Review: MAC AWARDS CEREMONY at Symphony Space Featuring The Photography of Helane Blumfield
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 15, 2022

The thirty-sixth annual MAC Awards were presented on Tuesday night in a ceremony that was widely remarked upon for the length of its duration.

PARADISE SQUARE Will Now Resume Performances On Tuesday, April 19
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

The new Broadway musical Paradise Square will now resume performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), rather than Saturday, April 16 as previously announced. The change is due to additional COVID cases within the company.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 MAC AWARDS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 13, 2022

The 36th MAC Award Winners were announced Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at a LIVE ceremony at NYC’s Symphony Space. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos here!

MAC Award Recipients Announced
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 12, 2022

In their first live ceremony since lockdown, the Manhattan Associate of Cabarets presented their annual awards to the members of the MAC organization.

PARADISE SQUARE to Resume Performances on April 16th
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

After previously announcing that performances would resume on Tuesday, April 12, the original new Broadway musical Paradise Square will definitely resume performances on Saturday, April 16, with performances at 2:00 and 8:00 pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). The production, which opened April 3, halted performances on Thursday, April 7 after positive COVID cases were experienced in the company.

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