Photo Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening. (more...)

LPTW Will Present Oral History With Tovah Feldshuh at NY Library For The Performing ArtsLPTW Will Present Oral History With Tovah Feldshuh at NY Library For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present an Oral History Project event with six-time Emmy and Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh on Monday, May 6 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. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual GalaAmas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening. (more...)

LPTW To Present Oral History With Playwright Lynn NottageLPTW To Present Oral History With Playwright Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present its first Oral History Project of 2019 with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Monday, February 4 starting at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). (more...)

LPTW To Honor Lois Smith With Oral History Project 10/22LPTW To Honor Lois Smith With Oral History Project 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present its first Oral History Project of the 2018-19 season with Tony-nominated actress Lois Smith on Monday, October 22 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.  (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Celebrates 50 Years with Salons, Workshops, and MoreAmas Musical Theatre Celebrates 50 Years with Salons, Workshops, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre is 50! During the coming year, the company will offer a wide array of programming devoted to continuing its mission of promoting cultural diversity in American musicals. A full schedule of events is listed below. (more...)

Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVEMichael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in its upcoming Founder's Project presentation of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild. (more...)

Rafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday TheatreRafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

A staged reading of Rafael Moreno's family drama Fotos, which played to packed houses and critical acclaim last summer at The Producers Club, will close the 2017 -2018 season of the prestigious Frank Silvera Writers Workshop at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn on Monday June 18. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre's Production Of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE Begins TonightCherry Lane Theatre's Production Of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in its upcoming Founder's Project presentation of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild. (more...)

Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVEMichael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in its upcoming Founder's Project presentation of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Presents FIRST LOVE By Charles MeeCherry Lane Theatre Presents FIRST LOVE By Charles Mee
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in its upcoming Founder's Project presentation of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild. Performances will begin on June 7, the production will open on June 14 and run through July 8 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). Tickets are $65-$95 and are available at www.cherrylanetheatre.org or by calling Ovation Tix at 1.866.811.4111. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera Joins The League Of Professional Theatre Women's for ORAL HISTORYPhoto Flash: Chita Rivera Joins The League Of Professional Theatre Women's for ORAL HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

On Monday, May 7th The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, presented the final Oral History event of their 2017-18 season with two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Ms. Rivera talked about her life and illustrious career with Broadway World's lead correspondent, Richard Ridge, host of Backstage with Richard Ridge.  (more...)

Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVEMichael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in its upcoming Founder's Project presentation of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History with Chita RiveraLeague of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History with Chita Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present the final Oral History event of their 2017-18 season with two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera. (more...)

50IN50: Women's Voices Initiative Curated By Playwright Dominique Morriseau Comes to The Billie Holiday Theatre50IN50: Women's Voices Initiative Curated By Playwright Dominique Morriseau Comes to The Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre brings back the groundbreaking 50in50: Women's Voices Initiative with the Obie Award-winning Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop with a reading March 17, 2018 at 7pm in The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY.  (more...)

Baayork Lee Sits Down With Robert Viagas And The League Of Professional Theatre WomenBaayork Lee Sits Down With Robert Viagas And The League Of Professional Theatre Women
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

On Monday, February 12 at 6:00 pm, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), dedicated to championing women in theatre since its inception and an authority at the forefront of the conversation about gender parity in American theatre for 35 years, is presenting Broadway Performer, Director, and Choreographer, BAAYORK LEE. Lee, who originated the role of Connie in A Chorus Line, will be discussing her extensive life and work in the theatre with theatre writer ROBERT VIAGAS, her collaborator and biographer on their book, 'On the Line: the Creation of A Chorus Line'.The event will take place in the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free, seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors open at 5:30PM, and it is recommended that members of the public arrive at the Bruno Walter Auditorium by 5PM to secure a seat. (more...)

Broadway Producer Daryl Roth to Discuss Life and Work at NYPL for the Performing ArtsBroadway Producer Daryl Roth to Discuss Life and Work at NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

On Monday, November 6, at 6 p.m., the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), dedicated to championing women in theatre since its inception and an authority at the forefront of the conversation about gender parity in American theatre for 35 years, is presenting 11-time Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth. (more...)

Angelina Fiordellisi Steps Down As Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre; New Co-Artistic Directors AnnouncedAngelina Fiordellisi Steps Down As Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre; New Co-Artistic Directors Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Angelina Fiordellisi will step down as Artistic Director of Cherry Lane, where she has been developing, producing and creating new programs for playwrights, and has been a driving force since she acquired the legendary Off-Broadway theatre 21 years ago. (more...)

Project1VOICE to Stage Readings of Dael Orlandersmith's YELLOWMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2017 is set, with over 40 theater companies and organizations participating in celebrating the American theater with staged readings of Yellowman--the 2002 Pulitzer-Prize finalist for Drama--by Dael Orlandersmith on Monday, June 19, 2017. (more...)

INDECENT Playwright Paula Vogel to Chat Career with Linda Winer for LPTW
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On Monday, June 5 at 6:00 pm, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is presenting Tony Award nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright PAULA VOGEL, whose critically-acclaimed Indecent is nominated for a 2017 Tony Award for Best New Play and she is Lifetime Achievement Obie Award this month. (more...)

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